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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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

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.