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SC House pass bill however is applicable on all scenarios? We think not! Addiction versus trafficking and dealing are very different.

How to use Narcan for an opioid overdose

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Staying informed on South Carolina legislature and fentanyl laws is important for those who live and work in the state, as well as for those who may be affected by changes to these laws. One way to stay informed is to regularly check the official website of the South Carolina Legislature for updates and changes to existing laws, as well as new legislation that is being considered. Additionally, subscribing to news sources that cover South Carolina politics and laws can provide valuable information on the topic. It's also important to follow organizations that work to protect public health, such as advocacy groups focused on combating the opioid epidemic and the spread of fentanyl. By staying informed on South Carolina's legislative activities and fentanyl laws, individuals can better understand the impact of these laws on their lives and communities, and take action to support policies that promote safety and well-being.


SECTION 44-53-10. General powers of Department of Health and Environmental Control regarding controlled substances.

The Department of Health and Environmental Control shall take cognizance of the interest of the public health as it relates to the sale of drugs and the adulteration thereof and shall make all necessary inquiries and investigations relating thereto. For such purpose it may appoint inspectors, analysts and chemists who shall be subject to its supervision and removal. The Department shall adopt such measures as it may deem necessary to facilitate the enforcement of this chapter. It shall prepare rules and regulations with regard to the proper method of collecting and examining drugs.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 32-1451; 1952 Code Section 32-1451; 1942 Code Section 5124; 1932 Code Section 5124; Civ. C. '22 Section 3451; Civ. C. '12 Section 2390; Civ. C. '02 Section 1578; 1898 (22) 804; 1972 (57) 2687.

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Please access the one page PDF overview (by clicking on link above or the image) This will provide proper method for CPR when dealing with a potential overdose

Proper opioid overdose resuscitation is a crucial step in saving the life of someone who has experienced an overdose. If you suspect someone has overdosed on opioids, it's important to call emergency services immediately. In the meantime, you can provide life-saving support by administering naloxone, a medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.


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