SB 2392 NALOXONE – http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2016/bills/SB2392_.pdf
Creates immunity for individuals who prescribe, possess, or administer an opioid antagonist such as naloxone hydrochloride during an opioid-related drug overdose. Authorizes emergency personnel to administer naloxone hydrochloride. Requires Medicaid coverage for naloxone hydrochloride. Exempts pharmacists and pharmacies from licensure and permitting requirements, except for drug storage requirements, for storing and distributing opioid antagonists. Makes an appropriation for drug overdose recognition, prevention, and response, including the distribution and administration of naloxone hydrochloride.
BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, GALUTERIA, GREEN, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, English, Gabbard
CAP POSITION: STRONG SUPPORT
CAP TESTIMONY: 2.12.16 CPH-JDL Testimony SUPPORTING SB 2392
CHOW Naloxone Fact Sheet: Naloxone Fact Sheet 2016
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