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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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Federal Opioid Funds Target Those Recovering from Addiction »

Monday October 22, 2018 - 12:43:39 pm | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has spent more of its emergency federal money for combatting the opioid crisis to support those in recovery than any other state. An Associated Press analysis of federal spending data found the state designated about 75 percent of nearly $12 million in initial funding from…

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Cyr should apologize to Cape Cod voters »

Monday October 22, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

In typical political fashion, Sen. Julian Cyr twisted the facts in his Oct. 13 debate with John Flores.It is Cyr who should apologize to the voters - for his stance on increasing the lead paint limits at the expense of our children; for his stance on opioids (what has he really done to solve the problem?);…

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Barnstable Officials to Host Community Substance Abuse Forum »

Sunday October 21, 2018 - 5:30:35 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – Communities on Cape Cod are working to find different methods of battling substance abuse as the nation is gripped by the opioid epidemic. The Barnstable Youth Commission and the Barnstable Police Department’s Community Impact Unit are partnering this month to host a forum on substance…

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Smoke forces Melania Trump’s plane back to military base »

Wednesday October 17, 2018 - 11:51:41 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

WASHINGTON — First lady Melania Trump’s plane was forced to return to a Washington area military base on Wednesday because of smoke in the cabin, temporarily delaying her trip to a Philadelphia hospital.Her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, said “everyone is fine and everyone is safe”…

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Brief, spectacular take on Nov. 6 election »

Wednesday October 17, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

Here’s my “brief but spectacular take” (inspired by the “PBS NewsHour” segment) on the 2018 elections.I’m voting for Steve Leibowitz for state representative in the 1st Barnstable District, Ron Bergstrom for county commissioner, Julian Cyr for state senator and…

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Man indicted on drug charges from Barnstable arrest »

Monday October 15, 2018 - 4:51:00 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A 26-year-old Roxbury man was indicted Friday by a Barnstable County grand jury on charges of trafficking fentanyl and illegal possession of a class B substance stemming from a May traffic stop by state police.Tyre Wade initially was charged in May in Barnstable District…

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AIDS Support Group receives grant to fight opioid epidemic »

Thursday October 11, 2018 - 2:41:03 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON — The AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod has received a $278,000 grant from RIZE Massachusetts, a nonprofit organization created to end the opioid epidemic in the state.The group was one of six community-based organizations to share in nearly $1 million in grants and was selected for evidence-based,…

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South Yarmouth man pleads guilty to drug possession »

Wednesday October 10, 2018 - 6:18:16 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A South Yarmouth man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Barnstable District Court to charges of possession with intent to distribute heroin and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, according to court documents.Juan R. Ortiz, 55, was sentenced to two years at a house of correction…

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DeMacedo is a leader on addressing opioids »

Wednesday October 10, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

I write to commend the work of state Sen. Vinny deMacedo, R-Plymouth/Barnstable.Last year, my nephew Stephen lost his life to an overdose after a long battle. The family had committed him to a substance abuse facility for 90 days, but he was released after about two weeks, unbeknownst to us, and purchased…

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Cusack offers unique experience to Cape »

Wednesday October 10, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

Our Cape is a great place to live and work, attracting visitors from all over the world. We are home to fantastic beaches, authors, artists, theaters, wonderful health care, great schools, world-leading ocean scientists, wildlife sanctuaries and more.We face many of the problems as other places, including…

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