2022 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 21 - Food and Drugs
Chapter 21-28.9 - The Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act of 2016
Section 21-28.9-2. - Definition.

Universal Citation: RI Gen L § 21-28.9-2. (2022)

§ 21-28.9-2. Definition.

“Opioid antagonist” means a drug which is a competitive antagonist that binds to the opioid receptors with higher affinity than agonists but does not activate the receptors, effectively blocking the receptor, preventing the human body from making use of opiates and endorphins.

History of Section.
P.L. 2016, ch. 1, § 1; P.L. 2016, ch. 2, § 1.

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