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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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Overdose calls rise; deaths drop on Cape and Islands »

Saturday February 03, 2018 - 6:01:19 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Although the number of overdose calls to emergency responders in 2017 has risen overall on the Cape and Islands, the number of overdose deaths has declined.The state police assigned to Cape and Islands District Attorney’s office recorded 59 unattended deaths last year, and, when combined with deaths…

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U.S. Attorney Lelling elaborates on approaches to marijuana, immigration »

Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 3:14:11 pm | via Wicked Local Cape Cod »

Opioid crimes are his top drug enforcement priority, but U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling told reporters Wednesday that his enforcement of federal marijuana laws could ensnare anyone from an hourly wage employee at a marijuana dispensary to a bank that opens an account for a pot shop.During a meeting with…

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Gov. Baker Touts Success; Calls for Education, Transportation Improvements in State of the State Address »

Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 5:00:17 am | via NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker is calling for improvements in education, transportation and housing in his last state of the state address before seeking a second term. The Republican said Tuesday that Massachusetts can’t rest on its laurels. He said the state has seen a drop in opioid-related…

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Lowell man faces drug, gun charges after traffic stop »

Tuesday January 23, 2018 - 5:10:06 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A Lowell man pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Barnstable District Court to a drug charge and a firearms charge after police caught him trying to hide a backpack containing drugs under his vehicle during a traffic stop.Krymeii Fray, 22, pleaded not guilty to trafficking in 100 grams…

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Why put dogs at risk to sniff out opioids? »

Tuesday January 23, 2018 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

A December article reported on Cape police departments protecting the K-9 partners from opioids by exposing them to Narcan.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention find that exposure to fentanyl or its derivatives may result in “life-threatening respiratory depression.” The agency…

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YPD: Heroin, Fentanyl, and over $9600 seized from West Dennis address… »

Monday January 22, 2018 - 3:11:35 pm | via Hyannis News »

The following is the actual YPD press statement: YARMOUTH AND DENNIS POLICE ARREST HEROIN FENTANYL DEALERS On Friday, January 19, 2018 at approximately 6PM, Yarmouth Police Department Detectives, Proactive Anti-Crime Unit Officers, K9 Drug Detection Unit, and Dennis Police Detectives … Continue…

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Yarmouth and Dennis Police Bust Two for Dealing Heroin/Fentanyl »

Monday January 22, 2018 - 1:36:01 pm | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: $9,600 in cash seized but one released on $1,000 bail, the other ROR'dTowns: DennisYarmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: $9,600 in cash seized but one released on $1k bail, the other ROR'd…Main…

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Debate On in Massachusetts Over Safe Sites for Drug Users »

Monday January 22, 2018 - 12:44:00 pm | via NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) — Some lawmakers, activists and medical groups in Massachusetts are pushing for the creation of “supervised injection sites” where drug users can shoot up illegal substances under the watchful eye of staff trained in countering the effect of potentially fatal overdoses. Supporters…

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Addiction drop-in center provides resources, help to community struggling against drug addiction »

Thursday January 18, 2018 - 9:47:24 am | via Wareham News Headlines »

Wareham Fighting Against Addiction’s drop-in center is for everyone: those struggling with addiction, friends and family of someone fighting addiction or just people who want an education or Narcan training. The addiction drop-in center began in November and is held once a month on the third Wednesday…

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