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Massachusetts man pleads not guilty after 5-year-old son brings heroin to school

HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has pleaded not guilty to drug charges after authorities said his 5-year-old son brought heroin to school and told his teacher that when he tastes the powder he becomes Spider-Man. 100 more words

News

Drug overdose deaths surge

Drug overdose deaths continue to surge in the United States, with most fatalities linked to the illicit use of prescription painkillers, new government statistics reveal. 967 more words

Addiction

Maybe it can happen here in Grandview?

I went to a Heroin addiction awareness program at the high school back in 2012, and was not very impressed with the content, or the number of parents who showed up (maybe 15). 478 more words

Grandview Schools

Peterborough man charged with possession of purple heroin, stolen property

A Peterborough man is facing charges related to alleged possession of drugs and stolen property following a police investigation.

On Monday, Peterborough Police Service officers went to a George Street South address as part of an investigation. 187 more words

Crime

ANALYSIS: Safety Underground: Waiting for Safe Injection Sites, Users Seek Spaces and Professionals Discreetly

By Casey Metzger

I sat in the backroom of a business in Southeast Seattle, waiting for Robert to arrive. Known by his friends as “Bobby,” he walked in with a smile on his face and joy in eyes. 1,034 more words

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Heroin and Opioids in the UK

How are Heroin and Prescription Opioids affecting the UK?

Data from National Statistics office in the UK (2018) has shown that in year 2018 there has been a significant increase in England and Wales among men. 282 more words

Addiction

Pakistan Navy, PMSA, ANF seize 241kg heroin in joint operation

ISLAMABAD – A huge cache of narcotics was recovered in a joint intelligence-based counter narcotics operation by Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, and Anti-Narcotics Force at Pishukan near Jiwani, Balochistan. 80 more words

Maritime Security