Delaware Gov. John Carney is expected to sign a bill intended to make it easier for people to access a potentially life-saving antidote for opioid overdoses.
The governor is hosting a ceremonial bill signing for the measure Thursday at a CVS pharmacy in Dover.
The Department of Health and Social Services said in a statement that the bill will expand community access to naloxone by ensuring pharmacists may dispense it responsibly without legal liability.
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Naloxone, commonly known as Narcan, is used to reverse drug overdoses.