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24 Heroin Dealers Indicted in Undercover Annapolis Sting

A six-month investigation in Annapolis is resulting in 24 heroin dealers being taken off the streets.


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Hogan Administration Details $2M in Spending to Fight Heroin

As Maryland officials divide up a little more than $2 million to fight heroin addiction, roughly half the money will go toward restoring a Chestertown treatment center and creating an overdose survivor program in Baltimore.


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Study: 91 Percent Of Homeless People Have Mental Health Issues

More homeless women are dependent on heroin and cocaine than men, new research suggests.


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Baltimore Releases Action Plan to Attack Heroin Epidemic

After more than 8 months of work, the Mayor’s Heroin Treatment and Prevention Task Force has issued its final report.


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Fentanyl-Related Deaths Up 178 Percent in Baltimore

Health officials are warning Baltimore residents that drug overdose deaths linked to a highly potent chemical commonly used to lace heroin are up 178 percent from last year.


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Veterinarian Wanted By US Arrested For Allegedly Trafficking Heroin In Puppies

Spanish police have arrested a Venezuelan veterinarian wanted by the U.S. for allegedly trafficking heroin by implanting it in puppies.


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Maryland Funds Anti-Opiate Injections at 8 County Jails

The state of Maryland is awarding $500,000 to eight counties to inject pre-release jail inmates with a drug that blocks the euphoric effects of heroin.


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Man Who Had $10M Worth of Heroin in Home Sentenced

A man who prosecutors say had $10 million worth of heroin and more than $800,000 in cash stashed in his Baltimore home has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison.


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Maryland Addressing Heroin OD Problem on Multiple Fronts

Maryland’s rising rate of fatal heroin overdoses might not have one cure, but lawmakers and activists are hoping a combination of actions will be a step in the right direction.


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Hogan Outlines Plan to Fight Surge in Fatal Heroin Overdoses

Gov. Larry Hogan says Maryland’s heroin crisis is an emergency demanding a major response.