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Below are the latest news articles mentioning heroin, fentanyl, 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 or fentanyl overdoses, opioid addiction and the use of Narcan on Cape Cod.

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Wareham man facing fentanyl charges »

Friday March 05, 2021 - 5:41:20 pm | via Cape Wide News »

  WAREHAM – On Friday, March 5, shortly before noon, Wareham Police detectives armed with a search warrant raided a room at the Rosewood Motel. The raid follows an investigation by detectives into illegal narcotics activity. In the room, detectives seized 56 grams of suspected Fentanyl. The…

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Healey Supporting Racial Equity in Opioid Treatment »

Thursday February 11, 2021 - 5:00:52 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – Attorney General Maura Healey recently hosted a virtual round-table discussion on promoting racial equity in opioid use disorder treatment and recovery services statewide. The discussion follows an award of $1.5 million in grants from her office to help 16 organizations across the state…

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Barnstable Police charge local man for fentanyl trafficking »

Tuesday January 12, 2021 - 8:28:42 pm | via Cape Wide News »

HYANNIS – Over the last three months, Barnstable and Yarmouth Narcotics Detectives assisted by the DEA began an investigation into the distribution Fentanyl. During the investigation, extensive surveillance was conducted and several undercover purchases of the drugs were made. The investigation…

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State Launching Campaign to Help Fight Substance Addictions »

Monday January 04, 2021 - 4:59:48 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS- Following a recent increase in substance abuse overdose deaths, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health is opening a new chapter in the #StateWithoutStigMA campaign. Many individuals with substance abuse problems are reluctant to seek out help due to social prejudices. Stress from various…

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Opioid Deaths Rise Slightly After Nine Months »

Friday November 20, 2020 - 5:00:14 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), opioid-related overdose deaths in the state have seen a slight increase for the first time in nine months of this year compared to the same in 2019. The first nine months of 2020 saw 1,517 confirmed and estimated opioid-related…

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Yarmouth Police seize fentanyl during search warrant »

Thursday October 29, 2020 - 2:50:29 pm | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – On Wednesday October 28th, at approximately 9:30 PM, law enforcement officers with the Yarmouth Police Department served a search warrant at a residence located on Bryar Lane in Yarmouth. The search warrant pertained to the possession and possible distribution of illegal drugs out of…

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Healey endorses Diggs »

Thursday October 22, 2020 - 3:56:12 pm | via The Barnstable Patriot »

BOSTON — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey today announced her endorsement of Barnstable Democrat Kip Diggs for state representative, welcoming the former boxing champion into the fight against Opioid drug addiction and overdose deaths, which she said continue to claim as many as…

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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges »

Wednesday October 21, 2020 - 3:18:19 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

WASHINGTON — Drugmaker Purdue Pharma, the company behind OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.The…

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Gloves off, Diggs throws jab at Crocker »

Thursday October 15, 2020 - 5:20:26 am | via The Barnstable Patriot »

State Rep. Will Crocker (R-Centerville) is seeking a third term in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, in part, based on his role as the Ranking minority member of the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery, and his securing grants to combat addiction and drug overdoses.“Crocker…

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South Yarmouth man sentenced on federal drug charges »

Wednesday October 14, 2020 - 6:38:54 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

A South Yarmouth man was sentenced Wednesday for possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and crack cocaine.Roosevelt Wilkins, 34, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to five years in prison and four years of supervised release, according to a statement from U.S. Attorney…

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