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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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Boys and Girls Club Hosts Narcan Training and Overdose Prevention Education Hour »

Thursday March 09, 2017 - 4:00:46 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

MASHPEE – The Boys and Girls Club of Cape Cod hosted a free Naloxone/Narcan training and Overdose Prevention Education Hour on Tuesday night. The training session was put on by the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod and participants completed it in less than an hour. Although no training is needed…

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Speaker: Use Pot Revenues to Help Fight Addiction »

Tuesday March 07, 2017 - 11:06:32 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) — A top Democratic lawmaker says he wants to use tax revenue from legal marijuana sales to help fund the state’s battle against opioid addiction. House Speaker Robert DeLeo unveiled the proposal on Tuesday during a speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. The Winthrop Democrat…

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Cape Cod man linked to East Wareham drug seizure sentenced »

Tuesday March 07, 2017 - 11:02:43 am | via Wareham News Headlines »

A Cape Cod man connected to the seizure of more than two pounds of the illegal drug methylone in East Wareham was sentenced on Monday in U.S. District Court in connection with running a large-scale marijuana operation. David Landry, 29, of Mashpee, was sentenced by Judge Indira Talwani to 78 months in…

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Mashpee man sentenced in large-scale marijuana operation »

Monday March 06, 2017 - 7:18:02 pm | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON – A Cape Cod man was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Boston in connection with running a large-scale marijuana operation and then laundering the proceeds.   David Landry, 29, of Mashpee, was sentenced 78 months in prison and three years of supervised release.  Landry…

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2 Falmouth women held after second heroin arrests in 2 weeks »

Monday March 06, 2017 - 7:01:04 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

FALMOUTH — Two Falmouth women were ordered held on $75,000 bail after pleading not guilty Monday in Falmouth District Court to heroin trafficking charges. It was the second time in two weeks they had been arrested for dealing heroin. Keisha Rodrigues, 26, and Brianna Smith, 22, had been…

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Sheriff’s Department Column: “An Ounce of Prevention” »

Thursday March 02, 2017 - 5:11:51 pm | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

  BOURNE – There is hardly a day that goes by without a narcotic’s arrest, overdose or addiction story in the news.  Working at a correctional facility, most often we see the “down-stream” effects of such illegal drug use when individuals are sent to jail awaiting trial or sentenced…

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Speaking on Opioid Crisis at the Wampanoag’s Tribal Headquarters »

Wednesday March 01, 2017 - 12:24:00 pm | via Uploads by capecod.com »

Speaking on Opioid Crisis at the Wampanoag’s Tribal Headquarters

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Holds Opioid Crisis Forum »

Wednesday March 01, 2017 - 4:35:57 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

MASHPEE – The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe held their first opioid crisis forum on Tuesday night at the Community and Government Center. The forum was held in the wake of two overdose deaths to tribal members recently and officials plan to launch a number of new initiatives to counter the opioid…

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Wareham forum highlights struggles of women on variety of topics »

Tuesday February 28, 2017 - 8:35:00 pm | via Wareham News Headlines »

Women’s voices were heard loud and clear on issues such as immigration, a living wage, the opioid crisis and others during a Tuesday night hearing on “The Status of Women.” The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women hosted the event, which was held in the Wareham Free Library and featured…

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Wampanoag Tribe takes aggressive stance against opioid addiction »

Tuesday February 28, 2017 - 8:29:17 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

MASHPEE — Like in so many communities on Cape Cod and across the country, the opioid addiction crisis has gripped the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.“It surrounds us and it’s festering. It is festering,” Tribal Council Chairman Cedric Cromwell said. “This crisis has gone…

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