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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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Forum targets opioid abuse on the job »

Wednesday December 06, 2017 - 8:36:24 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

MASHPEE — How has the opioid epidemic affected the workplace? Does an employer have the right to confront employees if they are suspected of abusing painkillers?Those were some of the questions addressed on Wednesday at a forum hosted by the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce concerning opioid abuse…

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Selectmen express frustration at lack of resources to fight opioid addiction »

Tuesday December 05, 2017 - 8:49:54 pm | via Wareham News Headlines »

Selectman Patrick Tropeano said he wished he had known about and attended the opioid addiction vigil on Nov. 29 and expressed his frustration at the lack of resources Wareham has to help those struggling with addiction. Tropeano said he “certainly would have gone” to the vigil in Besse Park if he…

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Is Baker selling out for Big Pharma money? »

Monday December 04, 2017 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

Gov. Baker expressed an intention or desire to fix the opioid epidemic. That was before he announced his intention to run for re-election. That sequence smells of getting Big Pharma primed to giving him big campaign contributions.I sure won’t vote for such scummy behavior. A fix of the crisis…

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Vigil for overdose victims marks opening of drop-in treatment center in Wareham »

Wednesday November 29, 2017 - 8:52:17 pm | via Wareham News Headlines »

Besse Park was covered in purple Wednesday night: thousands of purple flags symbolizing every person in Massachusetts who died of an opioid overdose in 2016 and purple glow sticks worn by those who came to the vigil to show support. On Wednesday, Wareham Fighting Against Addiction officially opened a…

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Network Developing TV Show About Cape’s Heroin Epidemic »

Wednesday November 29, 2017 - 5:00:13 am | via NewsCenter »

PROVINCETOWN – A new TV show about the heroin crisis on Cape Cod is currently in development, according to reports out of Hollywood. reports the premium network Starz is working on a new series called “P-Town,” which depicts a Provincetown-based lesbian federal fisheries agent…

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Biased attitudes »

Tuesday November 28, 2017 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

We know there’s a stigma attached to drug addiction.Critics assert that substance-abuse patients are the architects of their own affliction. “They chose to use drugs, and so they got addicted.”But as medical science now tells us, being enslaved by opioids is not so much a matter…

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Opioid bill offers more than Medicaid equality »

Tuesday November 28, 2017 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

I grew up on the South Shore and have lost many friends to the opioid epidemic, so I appreciated your Nov. 21 article about the latest proposal by Gov. Baker to combat this growing problem (“Advocates heartened by Baker bill,” Page 1).However, you emphasized increased access for Medicaid…

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Serious Rollover Crash on Route 6 Overnight »

Monday November 27, 2017 - 6:16:15 am | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: Narcan reportedly administered at sceneTowns: YarmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Narcan reportedly administered at scene…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  Westbound lanes of Route…

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HN VIDEO:  “Rolling overdose” causes serious three car “rollover” crash… closes Route 6 westbound… sends three to CCH… »

Monday November 27, 2017 - 12:46:37 am | via Hyannis News »

  YARMOUTH – According to radio transmissions and sources at the scene, the driver of the pickup truck had to be given one – maybe two or more – doses of Narcan to reverse what was believed to be an overdose…   … and also what allegedly caused the horrific crash.   At about…

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Rollover crash closes Route 6 WB in Yarmouth »

Sunday November 26, 2017 - 10:22:01 pm | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – State Police are investigating a serious crash on Route 6 in Yarmouth sometime after 9:30 PM. The crash happened westbound just past the Bass River overpass. Two vehicles collided with one overturning. According to reports, one person had to be administered Narcan. Both Dennis and Yarmouth…

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