State Sen. Bill Haine, left, supported the legislation to expand Medicaid coverage for treatment and medication for heroin addicts. The law, which takes effect immediately, allows emergency authorities and school nurses to carry and administer an overdose antidote called Narcan.
State Sen. Bill Haine, left, supported the legislation to expand Medicaid coverage for treatment and medication for heroin addicts. The law, which takes effect immediately, allows emergency authorities and school nurses to carry and administer an overdose antidote called Narcan. BND file photo
State Sen. Bill Haine, left, supported the legislation to expand Medicaid coverage for treatment and medication for heroin addicts. The law, which takes effect immediately, allows emergency authorities and school nurses to carry and administer an overdose antidote called Narcan. BND file photo

Senate rejects Rauner’s veto of heroin legislation; bill calls for Narcan use

September 09, 2015 05:43 PM

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