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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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Lynne Poyant honored as Commonwealth Heroine »

Thursday June 25, 2020 - 9:11:32 am | via The Barnstable Patriot »

Barnstable Communications Director Lynne Poyant of Hyannis Port is being honored as a member of the Class of 2020 Commonwealth Heroines, sponsored by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women. Rep. Will Crocker (R-Centerville) recommended Poyant for this recognition because of her lifelong…

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7th Annual Commonwealth Heroines of Massachusetts Celebration Includes Cape Recipients »

Thursday June 25, 2020 - 5:07:52 am | via NewsCenter »

BOSTON – A number of local dignitaries were honored by the state on Wednesday at the 7th Annual Commonwealth Heroines of Massachusetts virtual celebration. Cape Cod Chamber CEO Wendy Northcross, Falmouth VIPS Executive Director Tracey Crago, Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber CEO and President Marie…

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Yarmouth man pleads guilty to federal drug charges »

Monday June 22, 2020 - 6:26:35 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON — A South Yarmouth man faces at least five years in prison after pleading guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to drug distribution and possession charges.Roosevelt Wilkins, 33, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl and one…

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HN PHOTOS: Patrolman checking on “suspicious vehicle” discovers unconscious female… »

Thursday June 18, 2020 - 3:18:18 am | via Hyannis News »

  HYANNIS – [HN NOTES] – It’s a “routine” call for local police officers, finding someone unconscious suffering from some type of overdose… … routine, but it never ever gets any easier, knowing every second matters and that every one … Continue reading →

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Opioid-Related Deaths in Massachusetts Continue to Decline »

Thursday June 11, 2020 - 4:05:47 am | via NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) — Opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts are continuing to decline. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said in the first three months of 2020, there were 467 confirmed and estimated opioid-related overdose deaths — a nearly 6% decline compared to the first three months of 2019.…

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Tuesday June 02, 2020 - 2:43:34 am | via Hyannis News »

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Falmouth man arrested on drug trafficking charges »

Friday May 29, 2020 - 6:20:40 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

FALMOUTH — An East Falmouth man was arrested early Friday, leading to the seizure of heroin, fentanyl and methamphetamine, according to a statement from the Falmouth Police Department.Austin Winbush, 22, is charged with trafficking heroin and fentanyl, possession to distribute methamphetamine…

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Falmouth man arrested during drug search warrant »

Friday May 29, 2020 - 2:33:23 pm | via Cape Wide News »

FALMOUTH – A search warrant executed early Friday morning led to the arrest of a 22-year-old Falmouth man and the seizure of Heroin, Fentanyl and Methamphetamine. The search occurred at about 5 am on May 29th at 49 Carolyn Lane in East Falmouth. The search warrant was the result of a narcotics…

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Legislative Committee Approves Drug Consumption Site Measure »

Friday May 22, 2020 - 3:59:36 am | via NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – The Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery, chaired by Cape and Islands State Senator Julian Cyr, has express support for legislation that would establish supervised drug consumption sites in Massachusetts. The original Massachusetts House bill known as, “An Act relative…

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Managing pain after surgery: Looking beyond opioids »

Wednesday May 20, 2020 - 6:21:01 am | via Wicked Local Cape Cod »

(BPT) - If you have upcoming surgery planned, one of your concerns may be post-surgical pain. With all the news coverage about the opioid crisis in the United States, you probably have questions about the best kind of pain relief for you. You may want to know how you can recover quickly, with as little…

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