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Over 100 NJ Pharmacies Giving Out Free Naloxone Tuesday

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) -- Pharmacies across New Jersey will give out free naloxone, the overdose reversal drug.

The drug, also known as Narcan, will be distributed Tuesday on a first-come basis.

When administered during an overdose, it can save lives.

To find a list of the 174 pharmacies participating in the handout, click here.

New Jersey health officials report there were more than 3,000 overdose deaths in the state in 2018.

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