U.S. Surgeon General praises Seattle police for carrying drug to block effects of opioid drugs
SEATTLE -- The U.S. Surgeon General brought a campaign against prescription drug and opioid abuse to Seattle Tuesday. Dr. Vivek Murthy met with Seattle police bike patrol officers to learn about SPD’s program to carry naloxone, the drug sold under the brand name Narcan that blocks or reverses the effects of opioid medications.