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Below are the latest news articles mentioning heroin, Narcan, opioid or overdose from all the local Cape Cod news sources. Most of these stories should be related to recent heroin related arrests, heroin overdoses, opioid addiction and the use of Narcan on Cape Cod.

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Man indicted on drug charges from Barnstable arrest »

Monday October 15, 2018 - 4:51:00 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A 26-year-old Roxbury man was indicted Friday by a Barnstable County grand jury on charges of trafficking fentanyl and illegal possession of a class B substance stemming from a May traffic stop by state police.Tyre Wade initially was charged in May in Barnstable District…

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AIDS Support Group receives grant to fight opioid epidemic »

Thursday October 11, 2018 - 2:41:03 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON — The AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod has received a $278,000 grant from RIZE Massachusetts, a nonprofit organization created to end the opioid epidemic in the state.The group was one of six community-based organizations to share in nearly $1 million in grants and was selected for evidence-based,…

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South Yarmouth man pleads guilty to drug possession »

Wednesday October 10, 2018 - 6:18:16 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A South Yarmouth man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Barnstable District Court to charges of possession with intent to distribute heroin and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, according to court documents.Juan R. Ortiz, 55, was sentenced to two years at a house of correction…

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DeMacedo is a leader on addressing opioids »

Wednesday October 10, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

I write to commend the work of state Sen. Vinny deMacedo, R-Plymouth/Barnstable.Last year, my nephew Stephen lost his life to an overdose after a long battle. The family had committed him to a substance abuse facility for 90 days, but he was released after about two weeks, unbeknownst to us, and purchased…

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Cusack offers unique experience to Cape »

Wednesday October 10, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

Our Cape is a great place to live and work, attracting visitors from all over the world. We are home to fantastic beaches, authors, artists, theaters, wonderful health care, great schools, world-leading ocean scientists, wildlife sanctuaries and more.We face many of the problems as other places, including…

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Man charged with OUI drugs, third offense, after Sandwich arrest »

Thursday October 04, 2018 - 9:52:39 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A 40-year-old East Wareham man pleaded not guilty Thursday in Barnstable District Court to charges of driving under the influence of drugs, third offense, and heroin possession.Gregory E. Morrison also was arraigned on charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, failure…

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Plymouth Agencies Getting Federal Funding for Opioid Fight »

Thursday October 04, 2018 - 8:01:28 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

  PLYMOUTH – The U.S. Department of Justice is awarding over 8.4 million dollars across the state. The money is going to twelve agencies including the Plymouth District Attorney’s Office. The Plymouth DA is getting $541,300 to fight the opioid epidemic. Also receiving funding is Plymouth…

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12 Mass Programs Awarded over $8.4 Million to Combat Opioid Crisis »

Wednesday October 03, 2018 - 4:30:48 pm | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: Plymouth County Outreach receives $496,650…Towns: PlymouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Plymouth County Outreach receives $496,650…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  BOSTON –…

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Grand jury indicts Centerville man on drug charges »

Friday September 28, 2018 - 8:54:23 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A Centerville man was indicted Friday on drug trafficking charges related to a traffic stop in Yarmouth.A Barnstable County grand jury indicted Nicholas Hubbard, 37, on charges of trafficking between 100 and 200 grams of heroin and possession to distribute cocaine, according…

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Falmouth man sentenced in drug case »

Thursday September 27, 2018 - 10:57:50 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Heroin, cocaine charges result in 2- to 3-year term.

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