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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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State Police: Opioid Carfentanil Found in Dozen Samples this Year »

Wednesday September 27, 2017 - 10:36:57 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say their crime lab this year has identified a dozen samples of carfentanil (kahr-FEHN’-tuh-nihl), an extremely powerful synthetic opioid sometimes used to sedate elephants. Col. Richard McKeon said Tuesday the lab has confirmed the presence…

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Yarmouth Police launch ‘Operation Ride for Hope’ program »

Wednesday September 27, 2017 - 7:00:33 am | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – 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. Operation Ride for Hope will provide a free ride to and or from the weekly…

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Grieving parents, loved ones turn to mediums for comfort »

Tuesday September 26, 2017 - 1:30:54 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

WAREHAM — Intense longing for her daughter led Nancy Bradford, of Harwich, to a medium.Lauren Bradford was 18 when she died of a heroin overdose in 2010.“I was so embarrassed and confused,” Bradford said. “And I was overwhelmed. I didn’t know what to believe. But when…

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Grieving parents, loved ones turn to mediums for comfort, connections »

Monday September 25, 2017 - 8:38:04 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

WAREHAM — Intense longing for her daughter led Nancy Bradford, of Harwich, to a medium.Lauren Bradford was 18 when she died of a heroin overdose in 2010.“I was so embarrassed and confused,” Bradford said. “And I was overwhelmed. I didn’t know what to believe. But…

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Wampanoag Tribe members create rap to fight drugs »

Monday September 25, 2017 - 8:36:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

MASHPEE — Three young members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe are using the power of rap to fight drugs and drug dealing in their tribe.Their song “Flippin” plays on “flipping bags,” street slang for selling heroin, said Morgan James Peters, professionally known as “Mwalim…

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Wampanoag Tribe members create song about opioid epidemic »

Monday September 25, 2017 - 7:20:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

MASHPEE — Three young members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe are using the power of rap to fight drugs and drug dealing in their tribe.Their song “Flippin” plays on “flipping bags,” street slang for selling heroin, said Morgan James Peters, professionally known as “Mwalim…

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Wampanoag Tribe members create rap about opioid addiction »

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Wampanoag Tribe members create rap about opioid addiction

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Wampanoag Tribe members create song to raise awareness about opioid epidemic »

Sunday September 24, 2017 - 11:37:52 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

MASHPEE — Three young members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe are using the power of rap to fight drugs and drug dealing in their tribe.Their song “Flippin” plays on “flipping bags,” street slang for selling heroin, said Morgan James Peters, professionally known as “Mwalim…

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Annual Overdose Candlelight Vigil remembers lost loved ones »

Sunday September 24, 2017 - 7:58:34 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

HYANNIS — About 50 people gathered Saturday on the Hyannis Village Green for the seventh annual Overdose Candlelight Vigil to remember those who died from addiction and listen to ways that others have overcome substance abuse.Mourning Our Loss, Supporting Families and Celebrating Recovery is organized…

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Candlelight Vigil in Hyannis to Focus on Opioid Crisis »

Friday September 22, 2017 - 2:47:51 pm | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS –  An annual candlelight vigil that raises awareness about Cape Cod’s ongoing opioid crisis will take place Saturday evening on the Hyannis Village Green. The event is hosted by the group Parents Supporting Parents, an organization that helps those with children dealing with drug-related…

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