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LIST: 27 States Allow or Require Stocking of Epinephrine

Created: 10/17/2013 6:25 AM KSTP.com
By: Jennie Olson

Twenty-seven states allow or require schools to stock the allergy-fighting drug epinephrine. The most common form of the medication is packaged inside a device called an auto injector. While only four of the states require schools to stock the medication, all the laws allow schools to stock it without a prescription for an individual person - a legal hurdle in many states - and provide legal protection for staff members who administer it. The 27 states are:
    
ALLOW STOCKING OF EPINEPHRINE
    
Arizona
    
Arkansas
    
California
    
Colorado
    
Florida
    
Georgia
    
Illinois
    
Kansas
    
Kentucky
    
Louisiana
    
Massachusetts
    
Minnesota
    
Missouri
    
Montana
    
North Dakota
    
Oklahoma
    
Oregon
    
South Carolina
    
Tennessee
    
Utah
    
Vermont
    
Washington
    
West Virginia
    
REQUIRE STOCKING OF EPINEPHRINE
    
Maryland
    
Nebraska
    
Nevada
    
Virginia

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