Georgia drug intervention program

February 6, 2015 9:22 AM

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ATLANTA (AP) – Atlanta police officers will begin carrying a drug to counteract the effects of opiate overdoses.

Department officials said a statement Thursday that more than 100 officers have been trained to use Nalozone – which is also known as Narcan. Department officials say officers will carry the nasal form of the drug to help reverse suspected opiate overdoses if emergency medical help hasn’t arrived ye...

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