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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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Yarmouth Police record 7th opioid-related death in 2017 »

Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 3:53:26 pm | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – Yarmouth Police have recorded the 7th heroin/fentanyl death in their town this year. Officers responded to a home last Friday morning and were unable to save a man who died sometime overnight in his vehicle from apparent opiate use. The person’s name has not been released.…

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BARNSTABLE:  FIVE overdoses during overnight – 5 LIVES SAVED DURING OVERNIGHT! »

Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 5:32:27 am | via Hyannis News »

  HYANNIS – According to police, there were five overdoses last evening within the Town of Barnstable. Police and rescue responded to 4 overdoses during the 4:00PM to Midnight shift… and the following HN Video highlights the final overdose which happened this morning at about 1:00AM.  …

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Fighting pharma »

Sunday August 20, 2017 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

The opioid crisis continues to unfurl like a nightmare without any sign of ending. Thousands of deaths. Thousands of drug orphans. Millions of shattered lives. Not surprisingly, the anger that emanates from those who remain behind is so palpable that one can almost touch it.Now one local lawyer who has…

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Yarmouth Police Save 60 Year Old with Narcan »

Saturday August 19, 2017 - 12:57:13 pm | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: 65th suspected heroin/fentanyl overdose in Yarmouth this yearTowns: YarmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: 65th suspected heroin/fentanyl overdose in Yarmouth this year…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body: …

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Isn’t the liquor seller gateway to hard stuff? »

Saturday August 19, 2017 - 3:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

A.J. Luke of Luke’s Liquors wants to make a case for Cape towns joining together to sell marijuana (“Making the case for marijuana sales,” Aug. 5, Page 1).Mr. Luke says the drug dealer is the gateway to hard drugs. That same drug dealer, he says, could very well be the source for…

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PENINSULA OF DEATH: YPD reports its 7th heroin/Fentanyl fatality… [DEVELOPING] »

Friday August 18, 2017 - 7:02:57 pm | via Hyannis News »

  YARMOUTH – [DEVELOPING] – At 7:45AM this morning, police and firefighters rushed to a Yarmouth residence and were unable to revive a man who died alone in his vehicle sometime during the overnight.   The cause of his untimely death is apparent heroin/Fentanyl use, according to a YPD media…

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7th Heroin/Fentanyl Death of the Year in Yarmouth »

Friday August 18, 2017 - 4:58:24 pm | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: Man died overnight in his vehicle…Towns: YarmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Man died overnight in his vehicle…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  From the Yarmouth Police Department:…

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Barnstable drug arrest leads to hazmat response »

Thursday August 17, 2017 - 10:02:30 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A 20-year-old South Dennis man pleaded not guilty to drug trafficking charges Thursday after a police surveillance operation that resulted in a state hazardous materials team being called to the Best Western Hotel on Route 132.Tyler J. Baker was arraigned in Barnstable District…

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Hyannis man gets 14-month prison term in Nauti-Block case »

Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 8:34:01 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON — A Hyannis man was sentenced to 14 months in prison Wednesday for trying to trade a gun to a leader of the Nauti-Block street gang in exchange for heroin.Benjamin Roderick, 21, had pleaded guilty in September to a charge of conspiracy to possess a firearm in furtherance of a drug…

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Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned »

Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 4:30:00 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

The nation’s largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans.

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