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Drugs that can counter the effects of an opioid overdose would be required on all Nevada public school campuses under a bill state lawmakers are introducing.
Illicit drug use runs in cycles, and right now young adults are favoring marijuana over opioids or amphetamines. But they're still indulging a lot less than people in the baby boom generation.
Carfentanil, a powerful opioid used to sedate elephants, is being blamed for a record spike in drug overdoses in the Midwest. It's much stronger, and riskier, than heroin or fentanyl.