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Fighting opioid abuse in Arizona
Expert: State proactive, but has more work to do

In May, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill into law that allows pharmacists to dispense naloxone, an anti-overdose medication, without a prescription to anyone who can help the person overdosing. Before House Bill 2355, only first responders and medical providers could administer it. (Photo by Ryan Dent/Cronkite News)

In May, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill into law that allows pharmacists to dispense naloxone, an anti-overdose medication, without a prescription to anyone who can help the person overdosing. Before House Bill 2355, only first responders and medical providers could administer it. (Photo by Ryan Dent/Cronkite News)

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