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Naloxone Costs Could Temper Non-Rx Access Even As Distribution Spreads

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet

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CVS in 31 states offers naloxone from pharmacists without a prescription and Walgreens offers it in 14, with plans to more than double the program this year. Whether from pharmacists or OTC, "an affordable price is essential if this is to reach the people who need it," says harm reduction advocate Scott Burris.

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