A mom whose son died of an opioid overdose calls for greater access to antidote

There's been a lot of talk lately about the rise in opioid abuse and fatal overdoses in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were nearly 28,000 fatalities due to opioids in 2014— more than any other year on record— and at least half involved prescription drugs. Here in California, a new bill advancing through the legislature aims to prevent such deaths among kids by allowing schools to stock an antidote called naloxone that's considered a lifesaver by many. The bill, from Republican Assemblyman Chad Mayes of Yucca Valley, was approved 68-2 in a vote by the state Assembly on Monday. It now moves on to the Senate. It wouldn't require schools to stock the

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