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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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Thursday March 31, 2022 - 5:07:40 pm | via Hyannis News »

[YARMOUTH PD MEDIA STATEMENT] YARMOUTH – On Wednesday March 30, 2022, at approximately 2:00 PM, law enforcement Investigators from the Yarmouth Police Department and Barnstable Police Department working with the DEA Cape Cod Resident Office, and the Massachusetts State Police … Continue reading…

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Hyannis woman arrested for trafficking fentanyl »

Thursday March 31, 2022 - 4:32:36 pm | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – On Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at approximately 2:00 PM, law enforcement officers from the Yarmouth Police Department working with the DEA Cape Cod Resident Office, the Barnstable Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police served a search warrant at an apartment complex in Hyannis.…

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Purdue Pharma, US States Agree to New Opioid Settlement »

Friday March 04, 2022 - 5:00:04 am | via NewsCenter »

WASHINGTON (AP) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and virtually all U.S. states have agreed to a new settlement of opioid lawsuits. The deal reached Thursday would require members of the Sackler family who own the drugmaker to pay $5.5 billion to $6 billion in cash. That’s at least $1.2 billion…

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J&J, Distributors Finalize $26B Landmark Opioid Settlement »

Saturday February 26, 2022 - 5:00:59 am | via NewsCenter »

CAMDEN, NJ (AP) – Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three major distributors have finalized a nationwide settlement over their role in the opioid addiction crisis. The announcement Friday clears the way for $26 billion to flow to nearly every state and local government in the U.S. It’s the…

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District Attorney O’Keefe Highlights Issues Still Facing Cape Cod »

Sunday February 06, 2022 - 4:59:08 am | via NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – After his recent announcement that he will not seek a sixth term as Cape & Islands District Attorney, Michael O’Keefe highlighted changes in how the justice system handles issues related to substance abuse over his career. In an interview with NewsCenter, O’Keefe talked…

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Sunday Journal – District Attorney Michael O’Keefe Reviews Time in Office »

Friday February 04, 2022 - 3:36:16 pm | via NewsCenter »

District Attorney Michael O’Keefe said that he would not seek a sixth term after nearly 20 years in office. He joins Sunday Journal this week to talk about his time fighting the opioid epidemic, some of the highlights of his career, and what he hopes for the next District Attorney. capecodcom · Sunday…

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Centerville man pleads guilty to role in heroin trafficking organization »

Thursday January 27, 2022 - 2:17:19 pm | via Cape Wide News »

CENTERVILLE – A Centerville man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to his role in a wide-ranging heroin trafficking conspiracy. Vinicius Zangrande, 38, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute heroin. U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs…

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AIDS Support Group Granted Thousands to Combat Opioid Crisis »

Thursday January 20, 2022 - 5:00:13 am | via NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – The AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod has received roughly $5,000 in grant funding from RIZE Massachusetts to aid in the fight against the opioid epidemic. The RIZE Massachusetts Foundation aims to end the overdose crisis statewide. President and CEO of RIZE Massachusetts Julie Burns said…

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Sunday Journal – RIZE Massachusetts »

Friday January 14, 2022 - 3:32:31 pm | via NewsCenter »

President and CEO of RIZE Massachusetts Julie Burns joined us on the program this week to discuss $75,000 in funding being awarded to organizations across the state in the fight against the opioid crisis. One of the beneficiaries will be the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod; Julie spoke to the importance…

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Falmouth ER closed for hours, ambulances diverted after combative patient causes Fentanyl exposures… »

Friday January 07, 2022 - 3:56:04 am | via Hyannis News »

FALMOUTH FIRE/RESCUE MEDIA STATEMENT: At approximately 2:00 p.m. [yesterday], the Falmouth Fire Rescue responded to the Falmouth Hospital campus to assist the Falmouth Police Department with an evaluation of a male subject found outside on a bench. The patient was … Continue reading → The…

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