To Save Lives, Retailer Stocks Narcan Kits

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – After seeing someone struggle from a drug overdose on the sidewalk in front of one of his Cedar Market stores, Issa Nammour decided to take decisive action. “I felt helpless,” he said. “I had to do something about it.”

The retailer became trained in how to administer naloxone, an antidote to an opioid overdose, the Press of Atlantic City reports. Now at several Cedar Market locations, he stocks a pouch with a pair of latex gloves, a rescue breathing mouthpiece and Narcan nasal spray behind the counter. “The kit we have here, I got a few of them,” Nammour said. “It will slowly save a person’s life.”

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