On July 9, 2018, Act 154 (18) was signed into law, which states:

“Pharmacists may prescribe and dispense naloxone to individuals at risk for an opioid overdose or to a family member or caregiver of an individual at risk for an opioid overdose. Pharmacists who prescribe and dispense naloxone are required to complete an approved training program related to prescribing naloxone and provide information and written educational material to those receiving naloxone.”

In compliance with this law, the Hawai‘i Opioid Initiative has created the following materials:

Please feel free to use and share the documents. You may also alter them as needed for your individual practice, but keep in mind you must address all the requirements and comply with Act 154 (18).


“Pharmacists: On the Front Lines” Addressing prescription opioid abuse and overdose