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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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Overdose vigil to be held Saturday in Hyannis »

Wednesday September 20, 2017 - 10:13:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

HYANNIS — The seventh annual Candlelight Overdose Vigil will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Hyannis Village Green.The event, titled “Mourning Our Loss, Supporting Families and Celebrating Recovery,” will feature speakers and music before concluding with a candle lighting and…

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Cape Cod divided on possible injection sites »

Wednesday September 20, 2017 - 9:32:50 am | via Wicked Local Cape Cod »

The possibility of a pilot project for so-called “medically supervised injection facilities” is under preliminary discussion by the Commonwealth, with the Cape a possible site. And the idea of Safe Injection Sites or SIFs is sharply dividing opinion.Joe Carleo, CEO of the AIDS Support Group…

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2 arrested at West Yarmouth apartment after drug investigation »

Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 8:18:47 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

WEST YARMOUTH — Police arrested two people Monday at an apartment on Route 28 after a two-month investigation into alleged dealing of cocaine and a bluish-gray powder believed to be a mixture of heroin, fentanyl and U-47700, a synthetic opioid that has been reported to have caused several overdoses,…

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Cape relay race aims to raise awareness of opioid crisis »

Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 7:11:00 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOURNE — The third annual Cape Cod Run for Recovery relay race will begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Jonathan Bourne Public Library and wend its way across the Cape, ending at around 5 p.m. Sunday at Provincetown Town Hall.The relay race aims to raise awareness about the opioid epidemic on Cape…

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Two charged with cocaine and fentanyl dealing in Hyannis »

Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 4:01:02 pm | via Cape Wide News »

HYANNIS – Barnstable Police report that over the past two months, they along with Yarmouth Narcotics Detectives began an investigation into the distribution Cocaine and of a bluish gray powder believed to be a combination of Heroin/Fentanyl/U-47700. This bluish gray powder has been reported to…

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YPD: Free Town Taxi rides to Tuesday Learn to Cope peer support meetings… »

Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 2:17:37 pm | via Hyannis News »

The following is the actual YPD press statement: Operation Ride for Hope Tonight! In partnership with Town Taxi of Cape Cod and Learn to Cope, the Yarmouth Police Department has created a new program that will help family members of people addicted to opioids receive help and support. Anyone from the…

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Nauti-Block gang leader sentenced on drug charges »

Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 9:30:29 am | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON – A leader of the Cape Cod-based Nauti-Block gang was sentenced Monday in federal court in Boston for trafficking large quantities of heroin and cocaine, a firearm offense, and laundering approximately $200,000 in drug proceeds. Christopher Wilkins, 29, of Hyannis, was sentenced by U.S. District…

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Two Heroin-Related Overdoses Over Weekend in Yarmouth »

Monday September 18, 2017 - 2:55:50 pm | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: Both subjects were revived and transported to CCHTowns: YarmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Both subjects were revived and transported to CCH…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  From…

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HN SPECIAL REPORT: Officials investigate what was initially described as a “priority one” overdose… as the epidemic intensifies! »

Sunday September 17, 2017 - 6:59:11 pm | via Hyannis News »

  WEST YARMOUTH – Several squad cars, fire engine, and ambulance crews all rushed to an a residential duplex after a male was discovered unconscious suffering from an apparent overdose last evening. It was uncertain whether he was breathing or not, and the response was described as “priority…

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Addiction experts warn of detox dangers »

Sunday September 17, 2017 - 7:29:26 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

HYANNIS — Dr. Ruth Potee, an outspoken primary care and addiction doctor, told a crowd at the Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders on Saturday that detox units offering five to seven days of treatment will kill opioid addicts without proper follow-up.“What we offer in this country…

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