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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 12FF: Immunity of person administering naloxone or other opioid antagonist to person experiencing opiate-related overdose

[ Text of section added by 2016, 52, Sec. 37 effective March 14, 2016.]

  Section 12FF. Any person who, in good faith, attempts to render emergency care by administering naloxone or any other opioid antagonist, as defined in section 19B of chapter 94C, to a person reasonably believed to be experiencing an opiate-related overdose, shall not be liable for acts or omissions resulting from the attempt to render this emergency care; provided, however, that this section shall not apply to acts of gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct.