AG Balderas Joins Bipartisan Coalition Of 56 Attorneys General In Calling For Fentanyl To Remain A Schedule I Drug
Attorney General Hector Balderas joined a bipartisan coalition of 56 attorneys general from every state, territory, and the District of Columbia in calling for Congress to permanently classify fentanyl-related substances as Schedule I drugs.
The new map – which is integrated with Google Maps so individuals can get directions from their location to selected pharmacies – will be the most extensive and up-to-date map in the state for information about where to get naloxone at individual pharmacies. The website also provides English and Spanish videos on how to recognize an overdose and administer Naloxone.
The delegation requested funding approval, noting that 48 percent of all drug overdose deaths in New Mexico were opioid overdose-related.