In this Aug. 16, 2016 photo, a condemned inmate is led out of his east block cell on death row at San Quentin State Prison. A pair of suspected fatal overdoses on California's death row added urgency to an effort to allow prison guards and even inmates to carry a drug that can save the lives of those who overdose on opioids.
In this Aug. 16, 2016 photo, a condemned inmate is led out of his east block cell on death row at San Quentin State Prison. A pair of suspected fatal overdoses on California's death row added urgency to an effort to allow prison guards and even inmates to carry a drug that can save the lives of those who overdose on opioids. Eric Risberg AP file
In this Aug. 16, 2016 photo, a condemned inmate is led out of his east block cell on death row at San Quentin State Prison. A pair of suspected fatal overdoses on California's death row added urgency to an effort to allow prison guards and even inmates to carry a drug that can save the lives of those who overdose on opioids. Eric Risberg AP file