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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.

02/24/2015

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Heroin Public Health Emergency Declared in Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh signed an executive order Tuesday declaring a county-wide heroin public health emergency, directing county agencies to use “all best efforts” to eradicate the use of heroin.

01/27/2015

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‘Major Drug Dealer’ Pleads Guilty, Faces Life in Prison

A northern Virginia man who prosecutors describe as a major cocaine and heroin dealer in Maryland and beyond has agreed to plead guilty in the case and forfeit $108 million in luxury cars, jewelry and cash.

01/09/2015

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Md. Examines Heroin Overdose Records

Maryland’s health department is focusing its battle against heroin overdose deaths by targeting services to people who have survived previous overdoses.

12/29/2014

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Drugs, Cash and Guns Seized in Major Raid of Md. Home

Heroin and fentanyl patches were among the drugs seized in a Glen Burnie bust by police on Monday.

12/16/2014

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Md. Pharmacies to Stock Life-Saving Medication to Battle Heroin Overdoses

Walgreens, CVS Health, Safeway and other Maryland pharmacies will begin to stock a medication that can save the lives of people who have overdosed on heroin or prescription opioids.

12/09/2014

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Officials: 200 Grams Of Heroin Found In Md. toilet

Authorities in Frederick County say they pulled nearly 200 grams of heroin out of a toilet drain during a search of a home this week.

11/23/2014

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D.C. Heroin Dealer Gets 25 Years After Va. Teen Dies

A District of Columbia man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after police say he sold heroin to a 16-year-old northern Virginia girl who died.

11/14/2014

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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

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