Minn. Considers Allowing Firefighters to Administer Narcan
Dec. 11--A state senator and a sheriff have teamed up to put a powerful antidote to drug overdoses in the hands of law enforcement amid a wave of heroin deaths.
At a news conference Tuesday, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek and state Sen. Chris Eaton argued that naloxone, which can quickly reverse the effects of an opiate overdose, could be key to cutting down on a growing number of fatalities.
"This is really a simple solution to a terrible problem," said Eaton, DFL-Brooklyn Center...
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