addia wuchner http://wfpl.org en Lawmaker Hopes to Allow Schools to Stock EpiPens http://wfpl.org/post/lawmaker-hopes-allow-schools-stock-epipens <p>A Kentucky state lawmaker wants to expand EpiPen use in schools.</p><p>EpiPens are used to stop the effects of allergic reactions, and currently, state law only allows students with allergies to carry the devices.</p><p>“Some children are not aware a particular allergy and the place that it occurs for the very first time is there in the cafeteria setting or in school," says Representative Addia Wuchner, who will again file a bill that would allow schools to carry EpiPens for general use.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 11:00:01 +0000 Kenny Colston 1821 at http://wfpl.org Lawmaker Hopes to Allow Schools to Stock EpiPens