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Some music festivals are allowing overdose reversal drugs

Jun 29, 2022
Often nonprofits and volunteers are left to do the work of providing naloxone kits to attendees.
At Bonnaroo, a music festival in Tennessee, nonprofits and volunteers distribute free overdose medication and drug test kits.
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Could making fentanyl test strips more available curb opioid overdoses?

Feb 10, 2022
Some health officials and researchers say the tests could save lives. But many state drug paraphernalia laws make them illegal.
Packages of fentanyl test strips and instructions for their use. Some experts and officials say they can save lives, but they are outlawed in many states.
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