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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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Despite Narcan, opioid overdoses still ‘horrific’ in Massachusetts »

Monday July 16, 2018 - 10:37:00 am | via Wicked Local Cape Cod »

Capt. Conrad J. Prosniewski calls the growing number of fatal opioid overdoses in his community “horrific.”The opiate-like drugs continue to kill hundreds across the commonwealth, as the state—like much of New England—struggles to solve for the unrelenting public-health crisis.“I…

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Plymouth Police Blotter - 07/13/18 to 07/16/18 »

Monday July 16, 2018 - 8:32:25 am | via CapeCodToday Police Blotter »

Deck: Busy weekend of Plymouth Police…Towns: PlymouthTopic: Police BlotterHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Busy weekend of Plymouth Police…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  Plymouth Police Department Media Log Page:…

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Stop treating addicts as the loathsome ‘other’ »

Sunday July 15, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

In my work as an educator, I have heard concerns of many students who know someone who has overdosed. Some of these students were fifth- or sixth-graders and they are already dealing with substance-use issues in their lives.As the discussion proceeds about whether Gosnold should open a treatment facility…

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Report: Opioid prescription rates declining »

Friday July 13, 2018 - 8:06:52 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Massachusetts led the nation in reducing the number of opioid prescriptions written in recent years, cutting the prescribing rate in half from 2013 to 2017, with 51 percent fewer prescriptions statewide, including 45 percent fewer in the Barnstable-Yarmouth area, according to a national report by the…

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Plymouth Police Blotter - 07/12/18 to 07/13/18 »

Friday July 13, 2018 - 9:59:58 am | via CapeCodToday Police Blotter »

Deck: Busy time for Plymouth Police…Towns: PlymouthTopic: Police BlotterHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Busy time for Plymouth Police…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  Plymouth Police Department Media Log Page:…

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House Approves Opioid Bill, Rejects Involuntary Treatment »

Thursday July 12, 2018 - 12:36:08 pm | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts House has approved new steps to deal with opioid addiction, but without an involuntary treatment provision. The bill passed by the House Wednesday night would instead create a special commission to study Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s plan for allowing medical…

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Insurers are practicing unlicensed medicine »

Sunday July 08, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

I suffer from chronic migraine - upwards of 20 per month. For 40 years I have been taking a headache-specific prescription medication that contains codeine. This medication sometimes stops but almost always controls my migraines and enables me to carry on with work and home life.I have just been denied…

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Route 6 Crash Leads to Drug Trafficking Bust in Eastham »

Thursday July 05, 2018 - 4:02:47 pm | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: Meth, heroin, cocaine cigarettes among the suspected substances seized…Towns: EasthamTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Meth, heroin, cocaine cigarettes among the suspected substances seized…Main Image: Thumbnail…

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Falmouth Police Blotter for June 2018 »

Tuesday July 03, 2018 - 1:14:04 pm | via CapeCodToday Police Blotter »

Deck: Another busy month for Falmouth officers…Towns: BrewsterTopic: Police BlotterHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Another busy month for Falmouth officers…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  Falmouth Police Department…

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Local Communities Receive Naloxone Grant Funding for First Responders »

Monday July 02, 2018 - 5:00:41 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

BOSTON – Three local communities will receive state grant funding to help provide the life-saving opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, for police and fire departments. Falmouth, Plymouth and Yarmouth were three of 33 towns and cities in the state to receive a total of $940,000. The funding…

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