Governor Beshear Signs School Emergency Allergy Medication Bill

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Updated: 4/22/2013 6:20 pm
Schools across Kentucky are now encouraged to have emergency medications on hand to treat allergic reactions.

House Bill 172 encourages schools to carry two epinephrine auto-injectors, also known as epi-pens. The bill was signed by Governor Beshear Monday afternoon.

The bill originally mandated that schools carry the epi-pens, but legislators changed it to say 'encouraged.'
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