Heroin

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November 11, 2021

The Faces of a Crisis: Lives lost to overdose as opioid epidemic surges through Ohio, fueled by fentanyl

Three in 4 overdose deaths are caused by the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl.
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October 29, 2021

The journalist who foretold the opioid epidemic sounds the alarm on the next wave

When journalist Sam Quinones went looking for a buyer for the book that became “Dreamland” a decade ago, there was little interest.
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October 4, 2021

Cleveland police respond to 9 overdoses, 7 of them fatal, in 48 hour span

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police responded to numerous overdoses over the course of 48 hours this weekend, according to a weekend report released by the Cleveland Police Department.
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October 7, 2021

Naloxone access doesn’t make heroin seem less risky

Study allays fears that the medication may encourage drug use
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October 4, 2021

What's causing the increase in opioid overdoses in Northeast Ohio?

Two men overdosed in separate instances on Cleveland's west side, on a recent Sunday in October of 2021.
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July 22, 2021

Biden Vows to Continue Encounter with China Over Opioids

CINCINNATI, OHIO - U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will continue “this encounter with China” to attempt to stem the flow of deadly drugs being smuggled into the United States via Mexico.
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June 8, 2021

Morrisey talks opioids, drug trafficking during Parkersburg visit

PARKERSBURG — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey visited the Judge Black Annex on Monday to contribute to a roundtable discussion with local law enforcement officials pertaining to the opioid epidemic.
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April 28, 2021

Doctors make it easy to dispose of old unwanted meds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Considering the pandemic, the opioid epidemic rages on and a group of doctors are getting together to make sure it's still on the forefront.
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