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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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Learn to Cope Meeting at Yarmouth Police HQ »

Tuesday August 08, 2017 - 10:09:35 am | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: Tonight at 7 p.m. - If a loved one is addicted…Towns: YarmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Tonight at 7 p.m. - If a loved one is addicted…Main Image: Main Image Credit: "Learn to…

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2017 BATTLE TO SAVE LIVES: YPD reports 72 drug overdoses thus far… 6 were fatal… and at least one was possibly weed laced with Fentanyl, unbeknownst to its victims… »

Monday August 07, 2017 - 11:08:22 pm | via Hyannis News »

  YARMOUTH – The opioid epidemic rages on… … and the Yarmouth Police Department reports 72 documented overdoses thus far in their town, 60 of which have involved heroin/Fentanyl. Although local first responders have become experts at arriving quickly and saving overdose patients, not all…

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YPD & YFD Save Man Using Pot Possibly Laced with Fentanyl »

Monday August 07, 2017 - 3:00:42 pm | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: Subject not breathing, no pulse but revived with NarcanTowns: YarmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Subject not breathing, no pulse but was revived with Narcan…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body: …

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The Opioid Epidemic Is Worse Than We Thought, Study Says »

Monday August 07, 2017 - 1:30:08 pm | via Barnstable-Hyannis Patch »

New research suggests that many more people may be dying of overdoses than previous data showed.

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The Opioid Epidemic Is Worse Than We Thought. Study Says »

Monday August 07, 2017 - 1:30:08 pm | via Barnstable-Hyannis Patch »

New research suggests that many more people may be dying of overdoses than previous data showed.

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Lawyer fights for towns paying toll in opioid epidemic »

Sunday August 06, 2017 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

WEST DENNIS — A Cape-based litigator is taking on the pharmaceutical industry on behalf of cities and towns nationwide harmed by the opioid epidemic.From the wraparound  porch of rambling Victorian she shares with her husband and parents, Jayne Conroy, 59, explained how her firm has fought…

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Liquor store owner forms team to promote safe, legal recreational marijuana sales on Cape »

Friday August 04, 2017 - 8:32:24 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Arthur “A.J.” Luke, of Lukes Liquors, sees marijuana as a gateway drug — but not in the traditional sense.“The drug dealer is the gateway to hard drugs,” Luke said.The same drug dealer who sells grams of weed in plastic baggies could very well be the source of…

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Opioid regs often add to patient pain »

Friday August 04, 2017 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

I agree with almost everything in the July 27 My View, “Opioids have exposed our hypocrisy,” especially the reference to Perdue Pharma promoting Oxycontin as a potent pain medication with little risk of addiction. Unfortunately, the author did not mention an extremely important facet…

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Opiate overdose cure becoming more prevalent in Wareham »

Wednesday August 02, 2017 - 4:10:00 pm | via Wareham News Headlines »

Naloxone, a cure for opiate overdose, is becoming more easily accessible throughout Massachusetts. Walgreens and CVS pharmacies in the state offer naloxone without requiring a prescription and first responders were recently allowed to begin carrying this drug. Opioid overdose is the leading cause of…

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Sessions: US prosecutors will help addiction-ravaged cities »

Wednesday August 02, 2017 - 2:30:00 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

The Justice Department will dispatch 12 federal prosecutors to cities ravaged by addiction who will focus exclusively on investigating health care fraud and opioid scams that are fueling the nation’s drug abuse epidemic, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday.

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