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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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The toll of opioids »

Tuesday April 18, 2017 - 2:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

In the daily torrent of stories emerging from Washington, D.C., it’s important not to lose sight of the opioid epidemic that continues to ravage the region.In 2015, overdose deaths rose to more than 52,000 people across the country, much of it driven by both prescription and illicit opioids. That…

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Man charged with trafficking heroin and Fentanyl »

Saturday April 15, 2017 - 1:48:28 pm | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – During the months of March and April, Barnstable and Yarmouth Detectives initiated an investigation into the distribution of Heroin/Fentanyl by 26-year-old Michael Cahoon. Surveillance and undercover purchases revealed that Cahoon was distributing Heroin/Fentanyl from his address at…

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Police: Woman sold drugs from motel room »

Wednesday April 12, 2017 - 8:06:42 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BUZZARDS BAY — A Taunton resident was arrested Monday for allegedly selling heroin out of her Jasper’s Too Motel room, a place police say is “notorious” for drug activity.Catherine J. Murphy, 24, pleaded not guilty in Falmouth District Court Wednesday to distribution of a…

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Yarmouth Police “Wanted Wednesday” for 04/12/17 »

Wednesday April 12, 2017 - 10:27:06 am | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: Have you seen this man?  If so contact Yarmouth Police…Towns: YarmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Have you seen this man?  If so contact Yarmouth Police…Main Image: Main Image…

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Falmouth Police Blotter - 04/01/17 to 04/10/17 »

Tuesday April 11, 2017 - 9:13:45 am | via CapeCodToday Police Blotter »

Deck: Busy time for Falmouth's finest…Towns: FalmouthTopic: Police BlotterHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Busy time for Falmouth's finest…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  Falmouth Police Department - Public/Press…

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Bourne Police release 1st quarter drug overdose numbers »

Tuesday April 11, 2017 - 12:00:50 am | via Cape Wide News »

BOURNE – Bourne Police have released overdose numbers that indicate the opiate drug crisis continues to grip the region. According to police statistics, since January 1st, there have been 27 overdoses in Bourne, including 4 fatal overdoses. Seventeen overdoses involved opiates and 3 of the 4 fatal…

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WARNING:  Cape towns seeing spike in deadly drug overdoses… »

Friday April 07, 2017 - 1:25:24 pm | via Hyannis News »

Top photo: Overdose scene Wednesday night in Hyannis… female patient survived…     FALMOUTH – The heroin/fentanyl epidemic rages onward in just about every town across Cape Cod…   “There has been a significant increase in the number of overdoses in Falmouth in recent…

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Study suggests new approach to OD-reversing drug »

Friday April 07, 2017 - 10:44:53 am | via Wicked Local Cape Cod »

Pharmacies should proactively offer the overdose-reversing drug naloxone to help put it in the hands of people at risk of abusing opioids, according to a recent Boston Medical Center study.

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Falmouth Police reporting spike in drug overdoses in recent weeks »

Friday April 07, 2017 - 10:21:44 am | via Cape Wide News »

FALMOUTH – Falmouth Police are reporting a significant increase in the number of overdoses in town in recent weeks. Over the past seven days alone, police responded to 15 overdose calls, two of which resulted in death. Thirteen lives were saved through the use of Narcan. It is believed…

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Falmouth Police report spike in overdoses »

Friday April 07, 2017 - 8:29:16 am | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: Fifteen overdose calls in seven daysTowns: FalmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Fifteen overdose calls in seven days…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  Press Statement from Falmouth…

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