Last updateThu, 29 Jan 2015 3pm

Gov. Nixon signs bill permitting first responders to administer heroin overdose antidote

• Governor says action could save lives by allowing law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians to utilize highly effective heroin antidote
BYRNES MILL, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today joined firefighters, law enforcement officers and emergency medical technicians at High Ridge Fire Department Station No.3 to sign House Bill 2040, which permits Missouri first responders to obtain and administer a highly effective heroin overdose antidote.

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