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Baltimore Police Announce 12-Kilo Heroin Seizure

Baltimore police say they have seized 12 kilograms of heroin and $825,000 in what they are calling an incredible drug bust.

09/26/2014

Homeless woman injects herself with heroin.

Heroin Drives Spike in Overdose Deaths in Md.

Maryland had a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year.

07/24/2014

Drugs are prepared to shoot intravenously by a user addicted to heroin. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Junkies Taken for a Ride by Drunken Caller Claiming to be Heroin Addict

After discussing a prostitute who allegedly killed a top Google exec, the Junkies were taken for a ride by a caller alleging to have a similar sex/heroine-for money deal in place with a hooker.

07/14/2014

Homeless woman injects herself with heroin.

Heroin Overdose Rise Prompts Maryland Crackdown

Maryland’s historic capital is known for sailing and shopping, a place where people eat seafood at waterside restaurants. It’s not a place that city police considered a destination for people looking to buy heroin — at least, not until recently.

07/13/2014

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Heroin, Painkillers Focus of White House’s 2014 Drug Control Policy

Closely mirroring its past positions, the Obama administration’s 2014 drug policy will focus tightly on curbing heroin use and prescription painkillers abuse while continuing to oppose the legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use.

07/09/2014

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Annapolis Police Announce Heroin Charges

Annapolis police have announced charges against nine alleged heroin dealers.

05/27/2014

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Va. Man Gets 7 Years For Hiding Friend’s Body After Heroin Death

A Vienna man who admitted hiding a friend’s body in the woods after a heroin overdose rather than seeking help for her has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison.

05/16/2014

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D.C. Heroin Dealer Gets 30 Years in Connection with 3 Customer Deaths

A D.C. drug dealer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after three of his customers in Fairfax County died.

04/19/2014

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Anne Arundel Police To Begin Carrying ‘Narcan’ To Combat Heroin Overdoses

Anne Arundel County police officers will soon begin carrying “Narcan,” a drug that can reverse the effects of a heroin overdose, the department announced Monday.

03/24/2014

Homeless woman injects herself with heroin.

Holder: Heroin An ‘Urgent Public Health Crisis’ Across US

Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an “urgent public health crisis” and says first responders should carry with them drugs to reverse the effects of an overdose.

03/10/2014

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