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Alberta gives all first responders access to naloxone kits

By CBC News   

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Feb. 8, 2017, Edmonton - Facing a grim and growing death toll from fentanyl overdoses — a total of 343 last year — the Alberta government announced its latest steps Tuesday to curb the crisis, though critics were quick to condemn the moves as weak and wanting.

The government announced it will make opioid antidote kits available to all first-responders and to the general public, without prescriptions. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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