Schimel announces partnership to lower cost of opioid overdose drug

Attorney General Brad Schimel today announced a partnership with a pharmaceutical company that will give first responders discounted prices for a drug that combats opioid overdoses.
Schimel told a Madison news conference there's been a "concerning" uptick in prices for naloxone, a drug that can ease or reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, but noted Adapt Pharma "has not increased prices at all."
Under the agreement, Adapt will offer its NARCAN nasal spray to police, first responders, government agencies and community-based organizations at a 40 percent discount when purchased in quantiti...

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