Opiate Bill Moves Forward In Connecticut

The bill that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed at the start of the short session moved through the public health committee Wednesday without opposition.

The legislation aims at increasing access to naloxone, also known as Narcan, by requiring cities and towns to have policy in place that their primary first responders have it and can use it.

Malloy said the following in a statement:

“This is a nationwide problem for which we are not immune in Connecticut. Indeed, spikes are alarming, and these updates are commonsense steps that will save lives. We’re continuing to build upon the laws passed in previous sessions.”

Read more at courant.com.

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