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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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Brewster Woman Receives Unsung Heroine Award »

Thursday June 21, 2018 - 2:48:02 pm | via Cape Cod Today »

Deck: Tireless work for people affected by Alzheimer's…Towns: BrewsterTopic: NewsHub Category: Health and WellnessAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Tireless work for people affected by Alzheimer's…Main Image: Main Image Credit: Honored: …

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Cape Women Honored for Substance Abuse and Health Efforts »

Thursday June 21, 2018 - 9:05:48 am | via NewsCenter »

BOSTON – Two Cape Cod women have been recognized by a state commission for their work on public health matters and battling the opioid crisis. The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women recognized Chris Greeley of Yarmouth and Kim Powers of Mashpee with the Unsung Heroine Award for their contributions…

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State trooper exposed to fentanyl taken to hospital »

Thursday June 21, 2018 - 8:37:40 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

HYANNIS — A state police trooper was taken to the hospital after he was exposed to fentanyl during a traffic stop early Thursday morning, according to the Hyannis Fire Department.The trooper had stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Ocean Street and South Street. He called for an ambulance…

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Markey to hold town hall meeting on Vineyard »

Wednesday June 20, 2018 - 5:38:00 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

VINEYARD HAVEN — U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., will hold a constituent town hall meeting on Martha’s Vineyard on Sunday.Markey will take questions from the audience and discuss immigration, climate change, the opioid crisis, foreign policy and health care, according to a statement from…

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Falmouth Joins Opioid Litigation »

Sunday June 17, 2018 - 5:30:48 am | via NewsCenter »

FALMOUTH – The Town of Falmouth has signed on with a growing list of Massachusetts communities in litigation efforts against pharmaceutical companies. The lawsuits from two legal groups seek to recoup money spent by municipalities to combat the opioid epidemic contending that the companies violated…

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West Yarmouth man indicted on drug charges »

Wednesday June 13, 2018 - 3:21:56 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A West Yarmouth man arrested last week after a predawn police search of his home was indicted on drug charges Wednesday by a Barnstable County grand jury.Rodney Ferguson, 43, was indicted on charges of trafficking heroin and a subsequent offense of possession with intent to distribute…

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Massachusetts Sues Opioid Maker, Executives Over Drug Crisis »

Wednesday June 13, 2018 - 12:21:45 pm | via NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is suing the maker of OxyContin over the deadly opioid crisis and is the first state to also target company executives. Attorney General Maura Healey on Tuesday announced the lawsuit against Purdue Pharma and 16 current and former executives and board members, including…

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Disturbing trends »

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

A new study has revealed that so-called “deaths of despair” are on the rise across the country, including here in the commonwealth. Such deaths are almost universally linked to suicide and overdose-related incidents, suggesting that we as a society continue to fail an increasingly desperate…

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WAKEY-WAKEY: Nighttime “No-Knock” drug raid in West Yarmouth… »

Friday June 08, 2018 - 11:22:56 pm | via Hyannis News »

The following is the actual YPD press statement: MAJOR DRUG RAID IN YARMOUTH   The Massachusetts State Police/Cape Cod Task Force initiated a several month investigation into the distribution of Heroin and Cocaine by Rodney Ferguson at 40 Salt Marsh … Continue reading →

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2 arrested after West Yarmouth drug raid »

Friday June 08, 2018 - 1:49:14 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Search of residence nets heroin, cocaine and cash, police say.

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