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Below are the latest news articles mentioning drug from all the local Cape Cod news sources. Most of these stories should be related to recent drug raids, drug busts, other drugs related crimes or social issues like drug addiction on Cape Cod.

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Fighting pharma »

Sunday August 20, 2017 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

The opioid crisis continues to unfurl like a nightmare without any sign of ending. Thousands of deaths. Thousands of drug orphans. Millions of shattered lives. Not surprisingly, the anger that emanates from those who remain behind is so palpable that one can almost touch it.Now one local lawyer who has…

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Cape Cod business highlights open questions about legal marijuana »

Saturday August 19, 2017 - 6:00:45 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

MARSTONS MILLS — Cannabidiol changed Jody Nelson’s life.While the Marstons Mills resident tried marijuana in college, she never grew to enjoy using the drug. But when her massage therapist, Sarah MacDonald, approached Nelson about a treatment using cannabidiol, or CBD — one…

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Isn’t the liquor seller gateway to hard stuff? »

Saturday August 19, 2017 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

A.J. Luke of Luke’s Liquors wants to make a case for Cape towns joining together to sell marijuana (“Making the case for marijuana sales,” Aug. 5, Page 1).Mr. Luke says the drug dealer is the gateway to hard drugs. That same drug dealer, he says, could very well be the source for…

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South Dennis brothers arrested in fentanyl scare »

Friday August 18, 2017 - 8:32:28 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

White powder spilled during drug bust draws hazmat team.

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Possibly hazardous substance sent to lab after Hyannis drug bust »

Friday August 18, 2017 - 1:35:24 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

HYANNIS — A state hazardous materials team packaged up a white powdery substance to be tested at a laboratory after someone called 911 to report a possible hazardous materials exposure after a drug bust Wednesday night.The material was found on a bed and on the floor at a Best Western Hotel room…

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Nauti-Block gang member sentenced in firearms; drug case »

Friday August 18, 2017 - 11:31:54 am | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON – A Hyannis man was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Boston for conspiring to possess a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Benjamin Roderick, 21, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Patti B. Saris to 14 months in prison and two years of supervised release. …

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Barnstable drug arrest leads to hazmat response »

Thursday August 17, 2017 - 10:02:30 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A 20-year-old South Dennis man pleaded not guilty to drug trafficking charges Thursday after a police surveillance operation that resulted in a state hazardous materials team being called to the Best Western Hotel on Route 132.Tyler J. Baker was arraigned in Barnstable District…

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DEVELOPING: HazMat crews called to Barnstable hotel after potentially dangerous drugs found »

Thursday August 17, 2017 - 8:31:22 am | via Cape Wide News »

BARNSTABLE – Hazardous Materials crews were called to the Best Western hotel on Route 132 in Barnstable about 11:30 PM. We’re checking with Barnstable Police but sources tell CWN potentially dangerous drugs possibly including Fentanyl were found in a room. The HazMat technicians donned specialized…

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Hyannis man gets 14-month prison term in Nauti-Block case »

Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 8:34:01 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON — A Hyannis man was sentenced to 14 months in prison Wednesday for trying to trade a gun to a leader of the Nauti-Block street gang in exchange for heroin.Benjamin Roderick, 21, had pleaded guilty in September to a charge of conspiracy to possess a firearm in furtherance of a drug…

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Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned »

Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 4:30:00 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

The nation’s largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans.

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