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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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No ‘three strikes rule’ can solve opioid crisis »

Wednesday November 15, 2017 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

I am a student at Bridgewater State University and a resident of Taunton. Taunton has been in the news for the opioid crisis. I am a mother and a wife who has five children, and every corner I drive to all I can see is drug deals.I read that an Ohio town is trying to pass a “three strikes”…

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Rhode Island man faces drug trafficking charge »

Tuesday November 14, 2017 - 6:25:20 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

HARWICH — A 24-year-old Rhode Island man was held on $7,500 bail after pleading not guilty Tuesday in Orleans District Court to a charge of trafficking heroin weighing between 36 and 99 grams.Jorge Barros of Warwick, Rhode Island was arrested Monday after police received…

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Gubernatorial candidate to host Falmouth forum on opioid crisis »

Friday November 10, 2017 - 3:29:24 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

FALMOUTH — Democratic candidate for governor Setti Warren will host a town hall discussion about the opioid epidemic at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Gus Canty Community Center, 790 Main St.Warren, who is mayor of Newton, previously announced he would hold discussions around the state to hear from those…

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East Falmouth man held on $100K bail »

Thursday November 09, 2017 - 6:35:33 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

FALMOUTH — A 33-year-old East Falmouth man is being held on $100,000 bail after pleading not guilty Thursday in Falmouth District Court to charges he distributed heroin and operated a motor vehicle without a license.As in recent opioid distribution cases, Judge Christopher Welch justified the…

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Report: One-third of Doctors Not Checking Opioid Database »

Wednesday November 08, 2017 - 12:15:45 pm | via NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health says about a third of doctors are not checking the state’s opioid tracking system when they write prescriptions, despite a new law mandating them to do so. The Boston Herald reports that in the first six months of 2017, 6,200 of the…

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Cape has to be tough on drug offenders now »

Tuesday November 07, 2017 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

I completely agree with Barnstable County Sheriff James Cummings’ Oct. 31 My View that drug trafficking sentences shouldn’t be relaxed.I also agree with Falmouth First Justice Christopher Donnelly Welch that opioid dealing merits homicide-level bail and not just bail based on whether or…

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House Unveils its Version of Criminal Justice Shakeup  »

Monday November 06, 2017 - 12:30:38 pm | via NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts House leaders are proposing a major overhaul of the state’s criminal justice laws. The legislation announced on Monday includes tougher penalties for those who deal in deadly synthetic opioids, and for multiple repeat drunken drivers. But it would also eliminate some…

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Community needs more training on Narcan use »

Sunday November 05, 2017 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

Although Narcan is more readily available in a majority of the Cape Cod school districts, there is still a large portion of the community that is not educated on the importance of Narcan and its factor in combating the growing opioid epidemic (“Narcan on campus,” Sept. 10, Page 1).As a…

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Second Yarmouth Port man pleads guilty in drug distribution ring »

Thursday November 02, 2017 - 8:37:44 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Alex Fraga admits fentanyl and heroin charges a day after brother entered plea.

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Yarmouth Port man pleads guilty in heroin and fentanyl operation »

Thursday November 02, 2017 - 10:50:50 am | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON – A Yarmouth Port man agreed to plead guilty Wednesday in federal court in Boston for his role in a wide-ranging operation that distributed heroin and fentanyl throughout Cape Cod. Kevin Fraga, 24, agreed to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute…

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