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Title XII PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

Chapter 190

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  190.255.  Opioid overdose drugs and devices, first responder may administer, when — definition. — 1.  Any qualified first responder may obtain and administer naloxone, or any other drug or device approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration, that blocks the effects of an opioid overdose and is administered in a manner approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration to a person suffering from an apparent narcotic or opiate-related overdose in order to revive the person.

  2.  Any licensed drug distributor or pharmacy in Missouri may sell naloxone, or any other drug or device approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration, that blocks the effects of an opioid overdose and is administered in a manner approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration to qualified first responder agencies to allow the agency to stock naloxone or other such drugs or devices for the administration of such drug or device to persons suffering from an apparent narcotic or opiate overdose in order to revive the person.

  3.  For the purposes of this section, "qualified first responder" shall mean any fire department personnel, fire district personnel, or licensed emergency medical technician who is acting under the directives and established protocols of a medical director of a local licensed ground ambulance service licensed under section 190.109, or any state or local law enforcement agency staff member, who comes in contact with a person suffering from an apparent narcotic or opiate-related overdose and who has received training in recognizing and responding to a narcotic or opiate overdose and the administration of naloxone, or any other drug or device approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration, that blocks the effects of an opioid overdose and is administered in a manner approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration to a person suffering from an apparent narcotic or opiate-related overdose.  "Qualified first responder agencies" shall mean any state or local law enforcement agency, fire department, or ambulance service that provides documented training to its staff related to the administration of naloxone or other such drugs or devices in an apparent narcotic or opiate overdose situation.

  4.  A qualified first responder shall only administer naloxone, or any other drug or device approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration, that blocks the effects of an opioid overdose and is administered in a manner approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration by such means as the qualified first responder has received training for the administration of naloxone or other such drugs or devices.

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(L. 2014 H.B. 2040, A.L. 2023 S.B. 24 merged with S.B. 45 & 90 merged with S.B. 70 merged with S.B. 157 merged with S.B. 186)


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