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California Naloxone Liability Protections
March 22, 2023
Equipping people who use drugs and their friends and family members with the overdose reversal medication naloxone can significantly reduce the number of opioid overdose deaths. This fact sheet discusses laws in California that protect those who administer naloxone to a person experiencing an overdose from professional, civil, and criminal liability.