The CVS drug store chain will carry the heroin overdose antidote naloxone at its Ohio stores.

Union County Sheriff's deputies are being equipped with the opiate overdose antidote Naloxone.

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  Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the manufacturer of a drug overdose antidote will provide rebates for public agencies buying the drug over the next year.  

State Streamlines Training For Overdose Antidote

Jul 16, 2014

The state is trying to take on the addiction crisis from different angles, including trying out a new drug that can save lives. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, the attorney general’s office has streamlined the training to use this drug. 

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill into law allowing friends or family members of addicts to administer a drug overdose antidote without the fear of prosecution. 

Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill to provide a drug overdose antidote to friends or family members of addicts without the risk of prosecution.