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Police Scotland officers carrying Naloxone prevent 53 drug deaths

Officers regularly carrying the anti-overdose medication Naloxone has led to 53 lives being saved, a minister has told MSPs.

Police Scotland officers carrying Naloxone prevent 53 drug deaths

Date - 2nd February 2022
By - Police Oracle
The drug, which counters the effects of overdose from opioids such as heroin, has been carried by officers as part of national trial project starting in 2021. During 2020, 1,339 Scots lost their lives as a direct result of drugs. Drugs policy...
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