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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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4Cs to Host Overdose Education and NARCAN Training »

Monday October 23, 2017 - 8:13:29 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

WEST BARNSTABLE – To raise the awareness of the region’s opioid epidemic for students and faculty, Cape Cod Community College is hosting an overdose education and NARCAN training event Monday. Attendees will learn how to recognize the signs of an overdose and how to respond using breathing and…

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Nauti-Block member sentenced in firearms and heroin case »

Saturday October 21, 2017 - 10:25:44 pm | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON – An associate of the Nauti-Block gang was sentenced Friday in federal court in Boston for unlawfully possessing two firearms and distributing heroin. Shaun Miller, 32, of Hyannis, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Patti B. Saris to 90 months in prison and five years of supervised…

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Cape college to sponsor overdose forum Monday »

Friday October 20, 2017 - 4:21:48 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

WEST BARNSTABLE — A representative of the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod will lead training and discussion on administration of the opioid overdose reversal medicine naloxone, also known as Narcan, at 2 p.m. Monday in Lecture Hall B at Cape Cod Community College.The event is meant to raise awareness…

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Keating Files Bill to Repeal Controversial Drug Law »

Friday October 20, 2017 - 8:47:50 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bill Keating has filed a bill in the House of Representatives that he says would strengthen the Drug Enforcement Administration’s authority as the nation deals with the opioid crisis. Keating’s plan would repeal the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement…

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Construction workers sensitive to opioid crisis »

Thursday October 19, 2017 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

On behalf of the 311 member companies of the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Cape Cod, I applaud the Cape Cod Times and the Barnstable County Department of Human Services for the Oct. 7 article bringing to light once again the chronic and very sad reality of substance abuse and addiction…

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Overdose Education and Narcan Training at CCCC »

Wednesday October 18, 2017 - 5:38:53 am | via Cape Cod Today »

Deck: October 23rd in partnership with AIDS Support Group of Cape CodTowns: BarnstableTopic: HealthHub Category: Health and WellnessAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: October 23rd in partnership with AIDS Support Group of Cape CodMain Image: Main Image Credit: Narcan…

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Theft of 2069 sign ignores opioids’ perils »

Wednesday October 18, 2017 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

I wonder if the person who took the #2069 sign I placed at St. David’s Episcopal Church in South Yarmouth even knows what it is about.It is a movement started by some wonderful people at Trinity Church in Wrentham to raise awareness of opioid addiction and the toll it takes on so many lives: family…

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Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from consideration »

Tuesday October 17, 2017 - 11:30:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Rep. Tom Marino, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the nation’s drug czar, is withdrawing from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government’s authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.

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Doctors Discuss Opioids, Pain Management, Prevention at Hyannis Symposium »

Tuesday October 17, 2017 - 5:30:04 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – A handful of pain management and addiction treatment experts gathered in Hyannis yesterday to discuss the current state of the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts. The panel talked about ways to improve patient outcomes for those addicted to opioids through expanded access and care. James…

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Trump’s opioid crisis “national emergency”: What happened? »

Monday October 16, 2017 - 2:08:53 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Little action has been taken in 2 months since Trump declared the opioid crisis an emergency; Trump must take legal steps to launch a nationwide fight against the drug problem, as states await emergency help

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