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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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State Sues Marketing Firm for Role in Opioid Crisis »

Friday May 07, 2021 - 6:06:27 am | via CapeCod.com 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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HN PHOTO: Firefighters revive overdosing man discovered in respiratory arrest by passerby… »

Thursday March 25, 2021 - 1:35:51 am | via Hyannis News »

HYANNIS – At about 11:30 a.m., a passerby called first responders regarding an unresponsive male in the middle of the roadway. Police and firefighters arrived on scene, finding a young adult male on a paved access road between two apartment … Continue reading → The post HN PHOTO: Firefighters…

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Wareham man facing fentanyl charges »

Friday March 05, 2021 - 5:41:20 pm | via Cape Wide News »

  WAREHAM – On Friday, March 5, shortly before noon, Wareham Police detectives armed with a search warrant raided a room at the Rosewood Motel. The raid follows an investigation by detectives into illegal narcotics activity. In the room, detectives seized 56 grams of suspected Fentanyl. The…

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Healey Supporting Racial Equity in Opioid Treatment »

Thursday February 11, 2021 - 5:00:52 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – Attorney General Maura Healey recently hosted a virtual round-table discussion on promoting racial equity in opioid use disorder treatment and recovery services statewide. The discussion follows an award of $1.5 million in grants from her office to help 16 organizations across the state…

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Barnstable Police charge local man for fentanyl trafficking »

Tuesday January 12, 2021 - 8:28:42 pm | via Cape Wide News »

HYANNIS – Over the last three months, Barnstable and Yarmouth Narcotics Detectives assisted by the DEA began an investigation into the distribution Fentanyl. During the investigation, extensive surveillance was conducted and several undercover purchases of the drugs were made. The investigation…

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State Launching Campaign to Help Fight Substance Addictions »

Monday January 04, 2021 - 4:59:48 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS- Following a recent increase in substance abuse overdose deaths, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health is opening a new chapter in the #StateWithoutStigMA campaign. Many individuals with substance abuse problems are reluctant to seek out help due to social prejudices. Stress from various…

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Opioid Deaths Rise Slightly After Nine Months »

Friday November 20, 2020 - 5:00:14 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), opioid-related overdose deaths in the state have seen a slight increase for the first time in nine months of this year compared to the same in 2019. The first nine months of 2020 saw 1,517 confirmed and estimated opioid-related…

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Yarmouth Police seize fentanyl during search warrant »

Thursday October 29, 2020 - 2:50:29 pm | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – On Wednesday October 28th, at approximately 9:30 PM, law enforcement officers with the Yarmouth Police Department served a search warrant at a residence located on Bryar Lane in Yarmouth. The search warrant pertained to the possession and possible distribution of illegal drugs out of…

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