Sen. Sherrod Brown Pushes Ohio Epinephrine Autoinjector Legislation

NPR State Impact

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has been promoting a newly-passed federal law to protect kids with allergies. And Brown is urging passage of a state law in Ohio that would make the allergy drug epinephrine, usually called the EpiPen, widely available in schools.

Brown says that policy is an easy lifesaver.

“This is in no way alarmist,” he says. “This isn’t a public health disaster. This is simply something we know how to prevent, we know how to deal with.”

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