Health commissioner suggests prescribing Narcan whenever prescribing an opioid

ROCHESTER, NY (WHAM)- Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a state budget deal ahead of Sunday’s deadline.

The state budget includes a two-cent per milligram tax on opioid manufacturers. However, pharmaceutical companies said it could increase costs for the consumer and limit the access people have to medicine they need to help control pain.

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