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Walgreens Introduces Opioid Disposal Kiosks and Prescription-Free Naloxone To Address Opioid and Heroin Abuse Nationwide

walgreensIn order to more effectively address the opioid and heroin abuse epidemic in the United States, Walgreens has announced a plan to introduce safe medication disposal kiosks in more than 500 stores in 39 states and Washington, D.C. In conjunction, Walgreens will also offer naloxone without a prescription in 35 states and Washington, D.C. Naloxone is currently administered through an injection or a nasal spray and immediately reverses the effects of a heroin overdose. Read more about Walgreens’ program here.

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