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Below are the latest news articles mentioning heroin, fentanyl, 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 or fentanyl overdoses, opioid addiction and the use of Narcan on Cape Cod.

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Osterville man sentenced in connection with Heroin conspiracy »

Monday July 26, 2021 - 10:36:03 pm | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON, MA – An Osterville man was sentenced in federal court in Boston today for his role in a wide-ranging heroin trafficking conspiracy. Eric Brando, 29, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs to 66 months in prison and six years of supervised release. In February 2020,…

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BACK-TO-BACK-TO-BACK FENTANYL OD’S: Second overnight OD for young man at Yarmouth hotel, as young woman also ODs nearby in Hyannis…  [HN PHOTOS] »

Tuesday July 13, 2021 - 8:02:50 am | via Hyannis News »

TOP HN PHOTO: EMTs load a young adult male overdose patient into an ambulance this morning in Yarmouth. SECOND HN PHOTO: This morning’s overdose scene in Hyannis.   YARMOUTH/HYANNIS – [HN NOTES & THOUGHT ON THE MATTER] – The radio … Continue reading → The post BACK-TO-BACK-TO-BACK…

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AG Healey Outlines Purdue Pharma Settlement Plan »

Friday July 09, 2021 - 5:00:39 am | via NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – Attorney General Maura Healey has announced the resolution of a lawsuit against the Sackler family and their company, Purdue Pharma, that will see the company transform into an entity that will work towards combating the opioid crisis using its own profits. The resolution requires a payment…

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More States Agree to Settlement Plan for Opioid-Maker Purdue »

Thursday July 08, 2021 - 6:08:45 am | via NewsCenter »

WASHINGTON (AP) – More than a dozen states, including Massachusetts, have dropped their objections to OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s reorganization plan, edging the company closer to resolving its bankruptcy case. The proposed settlement aims to transform Purdue into a new entity that helps…

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Democrats Push Bill Aimed at Family That Owns Purdue Pharma »

Wednesday June 09, 2021 - 6:07:43 am | via NewsCenter »

WASHINGTON (AP) – A congressional committee has heard grievances against the owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma as it considered legislation that would keep them from using a corporate bankruptcy as a shield for personal liability. U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney called two state attorneys…

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Barnstable County Health Official Receives State Honor »

Tuesday June 08, 2021 - 5:00:06 am | via NewsCenter »

BARNSTABLE – Deputy Director of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services Vaira Harik has been chosen as this year’s Commonwealth Heroine, an honor given out by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women. Harik was praised by the organization for her work amid the coronavirus…

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New Members Added to Opioid Recovery And Remediation Advisory Council »

Monday May 17, 2021 - 5:00:45 am | via NewsCenter »

BOSTON- Three new members have been appointed to the Opioid Recovery and Redemption Fund Advisory Council by Attorney General Maura Healey. The three individuals are President and CEO of the Dimock Center, Dr. Charles Anderson, the founder and executive director of Learn to Cope, Joanne Peterson, and…

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State Sues Marketing Firm for Role in Opioid Crisis »

Friday May 07, 2021 - 6:06:27 am | via NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts’ top prosecutor has sued a global marketing company for its role in fueling the opioid epidemic. State Attorney General Maura Healey in the suit filed Thursday said Publicis Health designed and deployed unfair and deceptive marketing schemes to help Purdue Pharma sell…

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South Yarmouth man pleads guilty to fentanyl and heroin offenses »

Monday April 26, 2021 - 5:42:48 pm | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – The U.S. Attorney’s office in Boston reports that A South Yarmouth man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to fentanyl and heroin offenses. Dustin Monick, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl and 100 grams…

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East Falmouth man arrested for trafficking fentanyl after motor vehicle crash in South Yarmouth »

Monday April 19, 2021 - 1:05:55 pm | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – On Sunday April 18, 2021 at approximately 1:55 pm, Yarmouth Police officers were dispatched to the area of 95 Old Main Street in South Yarmouth for a report of a motor vehicle crash. The vehicle had left the roadway and crashed into a tree sustaining heavy front end damage. The operator,…

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