All pharmacies to be able to distribute naloxone without a prescription
POSTED: May 21st, 2017
POSTED IN: Advocacy,
DRUG OR ALCOHOL OVERDOSES (Sections 195.205 and 195.206)
This act gives the Director of the Department of Health and Senior Services, or a licensed physician with the express written consent of the Director if the Director is not a licensed physician, the authority to issue a statewide standing order for an opioid antagonist. A physician issuing such an order shall not be subject to any criminal or civil liability or professional disciplinary action associated with the order.