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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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Falmouth man, woman held on $100K bail »

Friday May 04, 2018 - 7:41:34 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

FALMOUTH — A Falmouth man and woman were each ordered held on $100,000 bail Thursday in Falmouth District Court after they pleaded not guilty to trafficking heroin, according to police and court documents.Rachel Grierson-Owen, 25, and Robert Alestra, 29, were under investigation by the Cape…

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‘Deaths of despair’ on the rise across state, country »

Thursday May 03, 2018 - 8:17:01 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

A new health scorecard shows that Massachusetts has a high rate of what researchers call “deaths of despair” from suicide or alcohol and drug use.The report released Thursday by the Commonwealth Fund in New York City shows that Massachusetts ranked 34 in “deaths of despair,”…

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US vet implanted heroin in puppies for Colombia drug ring »

Tuesday May 01, 2018 - 7:37:29 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

NEW YORK — A veterinarian accused of implanting liquid heroin in puppies for a Colombian drug trafficking ring has pleaded not guilty to U.S. charges.Andres Lopez Elorza made a court appearance on Tuesday in New York City. He was arrested in Spain in 2015 and extradited to the U.S. on Monday.U.S.…

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US opioid crisis passes this disturbing milestone »

Tuesday May 01, 2018 - 5:33:15 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

If you’re worried about prescription opioids, you should be really scared of synthetic opioids

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States: Force opioid makers to pay for addiction epidemic »

Saturday April 28, 2018 - 2:30:00 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Facing a rising death toll from drug overdoses, state lawmakers across the country are testing a strategy to boost treatment for opioid addicts: Force drug manufacturers and their distributors to pay for it

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HN SHOCK VIDEO: Brother and sister both overdose together twice within 7 hour period… »

Friday April 27, 2018 - 4:36:48 am | via Hyannis News »

CENTERVILLE – The epidemic rages onward… … impacting families, first responders, and the greater community in more ways than one. Early this morning, at about 1:45AM, we had a brother and sister overdose at the same Centerville residence, at the … Continue reading →

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Hospital should support and not dismiss nurse »

Thursday April 26, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

Your April 22 front-page headline touted U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new bill to help solve the disease now labeled as the opiate crisis (“Warren touts opioid bill at Cape forum”).Two days earlier an emergency department nurse was identified as having diverted opiates and other…

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Warren forum in Harwich addresses opioid plan »

Tuesday April 24, 2018 - 1:59:34 pm | via Wicked Local Cape Cod »

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says legislation she co-sponsored aims to, “push the money down to local communities” and give them time to plan uses for the money in the fight against opioid abuse.Warren led a “Community Conversation” on the opioid crisis Saturday on Cape Cod…

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Does Zuckerberg have more to apologize for than Gutenberg? »

Tuesday April 24, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

In Mark Zuckerberg’s recent appearance before a congressional committee, a West Virginia representative pointed to Facebook ads offering opioids for sale without a prescription and addressed Zuckerberg accusingly: “Facebook is actually enabling an illegal activity, and in so doing you are…

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Sen. Warren Promotes Opioid Bill At Cape Cod Forum »

Monday April 23, 2018 - 8:28:00 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HARWICH – Senator Elizabeth Warren is promoting a federal bill that could alter the devastation of the opioid crisis. Warren is the a co-sponsor of the $100 billion spending plan and discussed the details Saturday to a crowd of more than 200 at Cape Cod Regional Technical High School in Harwich.…

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