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Local police department to carry drug that combats opioid overdose

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Naxolone photo via Cambridge-Greenwich PD Naxolone photo via Cambridge-Greenwich PD
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. – The Cambridge-Greenwich Police Department has announced that they will now carry Naloxone (Narcan) while on patrol. 

Naloxone reverses opioid overdose, according to the police department’s announcement. Naloxone causes sudden withdrawal in the opioid dependent person. Naloxone has routinely been used by EMS for over 40 Years.

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