Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. 453C.100(4)

Summary Title

Liability: Use of Opioid Antagonist


An individual, who administers an opioid antagonist to a person believed to be in need, will not be held legally responsible or be professionally disciplined for administering the opioid antagonist.

Full Title

Liability: Prescribing and Dispensing Opioid Antagonist

Full Text

4. A person who, acting in good faith and with reasonable care, administers an opioid antagonist to another person whom the person believes to be experiencing an opioid-related drug overdose is immune from criminal prosecution, sanction under any professional licensing statute and civil liability for such act.