Council mulls mandating Narcan in Honolulu bars, nightclubs
By Ian Bauer email@example.com
May 27, 2023
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The Council’s consideration of Bill 28 coincides with the state Department of Health and its partnership with nonprofit Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center, or H3RC, to provide free doses of naloxone — known by its trade name Narcan — to all Hawaii residents.
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If passed, the proposed Honolulu ordinance to mandate bars, nightclubs and restaurants serving alcohol to have naloxone nasal spray on hand would take effect Jan. 1. Above, customers sit at the bar area at Murphy’s Bar & Grill in downtown Honolulu.