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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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Wareham Police seize $30,000 worth of heroin, arrest 2 »

Friday May 12, 2017 - 11:45:31 am | via Wareham News Headlines »

Wareham Police seized more than 300 grams of heroin and $18,000 of cash before arresting two Wareham residents on May 11 after a months-long drug investigation. Police arrested 28-year-old Christine Quinn of 8 Ladd Avenue and 30-year-old Mario Ogletree of 2 Cranberry Lane at approximately 11 a.m. after…

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Wareham Police arrest and charge 2 local residents in drug bust »

Friday May 12, 2017 - 11:21:57 am | via Cape Wide News »

WAREHAM – Wareham Police have arrested and charged a male and a female as the result of a months long investigation regarding the distribution of  heroin and Fentanyl throughout the Wareham area. Christine Quinn, 28, and Mario Ogletree, 30, were arrested Thursday morning. Police were checking…

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Opioid Deaths Hit 16 Year High on Cape »

Friday May 12, 2017 - 9:41:58 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

BARNSTABLE – New state figures show that the number of opioid-related deaths on Cape Cod hit a 16-year high last year. There were 78 overdose deaths last year in Barnstable County, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. That was up from 71 in 2015 and 55 in 2014. There were…

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Cape overdose deaths continue to climb »

Friday May 12, 2017 - 8:40:05 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Newly released state Department of Public Health data shows that the Cape continued to have the third highest opioid overdose rate in the state in 2016.Barnstable County ranked third in 2015, fourth in 2014 and second in overdose deaths among the state’s counties in 2013, according a Cape Cod Times…

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Gov. Baker Tapped by Trump for Opioid Crisis Commission »

Thursday May 11, 2017 - 10:42:20 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is being tapped by President Donald Trump to sit on a commission aimed at fighting drug addiction and the opioid crisis. During the campaign, Trump vowed to combat the nation’s growing opioid epidemic. Trump also announced his intention Wednesday to…

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Focus of Deadly Opioid Epidemic Shifts to Fentanyl »

Thursday May 11, 2017 - 9:38:08 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts officials report more than 2,000 people died from opioid-related overdoses last year, as the focus of the epidemic continues to shift toward the synthetic drug fentanyl. Quarterly data from the Department of Public Health also shows as many as 479 opioid-related deaths in…

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Bourne man presents pot tax plan to county »

Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 8:07:22 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A Bourne man pitched a proposal to the Barnstable County Commissioners on Wednesday to use tax revenue generated from the sale of recreational marijuana to fund opioid addiction treatment.Robert Preskenis calls his proposed project County and Regional Addiction Funding,…

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Man faces charges for drug use in his home »

Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 7:04:24 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

MASHPEE — Police say an East Falmouth man is criminally responsible for allowing drug use at a Mashpee home he owns that led to four overdoses in a span of two weeks earlier this year.Christian Delisle, 24, of 35 Suncrest Drive, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Falmouth District Court to keeping…

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Falmouth Police bust unconscious driver for OUI drugs, possession »

Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 3:59:08 pm | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: Man determined to be impaired and holding heroinTowns: FalmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Man determined to be impaired and holding heroin…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  From Falmouth…

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Man faces charges after found passed out behind wheel in Falmouth »

Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 3:54:01 pm | via Cape Wide News »

FALMOUTH – Falmouth Police report that on Tuesday afternoon they responded to the West Falmouth Post Office for a report of an unconscious person in a vehicle. The officer determined that the male operator was impaired and in possession of heroin. As a result, the operator, identified in the FPD…

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