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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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Narcan availability on the rise in Cape schools »

Sunday September 10, 2017 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

On a morning in April, about 20 minutes before Teaticket Elementary students began their school day, a young man who had overdosed was found on the school’s playground.Rescue crews got the call from a school staff member at 8:36 a.m., said Falmouth Police Chief Edward Dunne. By the time Dunne arrived,…

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An obscene shell game »

Sunday September 10, 2017 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

States that took advantage of a provision in the Affordable Care Act that allowed for an expansion of Medicaid coverage are now being cited as evidence that Obamacare has helped fuel the opioid epidemic. To believe this, we are being asked to put aside several pertinent facts regarding the study, the…

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Two former Hyannis men sentenced for Cape Cod heroin trafficking conspiracy »

Friday September 08, 2017 - 11:42:08 pm | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON – Two men, formerly of Hyannis, were sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for their roles in a heroin trafficking operation on Cape Cod. Anthony Hall, 31, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Patti B. Saris to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release.…

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Free rides offered to Yarmouth support group meetings »

Friday September 08, 2017 - 7:14:32 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

WEST YARMOUTH — In partnership with Town Taxi of Cape Cod and Learn to Cope, the Yarmouth Police Department is offering family members of people addicted to opioids free rides to Tuesday night support group meetings.Beginning Sept. 12, “Operation Ride for Hope” will provide a free…

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FEDS: Two Hyannis men sentenced for heroin trafficking… one forbidden to live on Cape Cod after release… »

Friday September 08, 2017 - 5:10:12 pm | via Hyannis News »

Photo: Courtesy of… “Meet your new homies!” added by HN…   The following is the actual press statement from the office of the US Attorney, District of Massachusetts:   TWO DRUG TRAFFICKERS SENTENCED FOR CAPE COD HEROIN TRAFFICKING CONSPIRACY   BOSTON – Two men,…

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2 Hyannis men sentenced in Nauti-Block case »

Friday September 08, 2017 - 4:20:28 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON — Two Cape Cod men affiliated with the Nauti-Block street gang were sentenced to 30 months in prison during a hearing Thursday in U.S. District Court.Anthony Hall, 31, of Sandwich, and Richard Serriello, 29, of West Dennis, had both previously pleaded…

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Yarmouth Police investigate town’s 10th fatal drug overdose »

Friday September 08, 2017 - 11:28:18 am | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – Yarmouth Police are reporting the 10th fatal overdose in town since the beginning of 2017. Officers responded to a home in Yarmouth early Friday morning and found an adult unconscious.  People in the home had started CPR and responders provided advanced life support including the…

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DRAMATIC SPIKE: Latest alarming Town of Barnstable OD stats will blow your mind! »

Thursday September 07, 2017 - 5:00:25 pm | via Hyannis News »

    The following are the most recent raw overdose statistics out of the Town of Barnstable:                   [The above statistics were furnished by Patrolman Eric Drifmeyer of the Barnstable Police Department… visually enhanced by HN]  …

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Yarmouth Suffers 9th Suspected Heroin Death of the Year »

Tuesday September 05, 2017 - 9:23:07 am | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: 38 year old man found dead in gas station restroomTowns: YarmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: 38 year old man found dead in gas station restroom Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  From Yarmouth…

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Yes, opioids can kill; but alcohol’s far deadlier »

Monday September 04, 2017 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

Alcohol has been on my mind lately.Opioids have gotten a lot of attention in recent months and years, for good reason: Deaths from opioids quadrupled in America from 1999 to 2015, with 22,000 people dying in 2015 of prescribed opioids alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.But…

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