Several states distribute Naloxone hydrochloride, also called Narcan, to treat opium-based drug overdoses. But only one company manufactures the drug, and the price has spiked in recent years.
February 28, 2014 First responders nationwide are expanding use of Narcan, used to treat heroin and other opioid overdoses. But the drug is pricey — and only one company makes it.
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Philip Seymour Hoffman in January.
February 5, 2014 Police in Manhattan are telling New York news outlets that three men and one woman are in custody. It's thought they may have been involved in the distribution of heroin reportedly found in the apartment where the actor died over the weekend.
Philip Seymour Hoffman poses at the premiere of the film A Most Wanted Man during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival last month in Park City, Utah.
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February 2, 2014 The actor, whose repertoire includes an eclectic array of challenging roles, won a best actor Oscar for the title role in the 2005 film Capote.
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