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Several counterfeit Percocet pills seized by authorities in Georgia; agents said the pills actually contain fentanyl analogs. Handout courtesy of Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Counterfeit opioid pills are tricking users - sometimes with lethal results
1 hour 27 min ago
November 14, 2017
Alvarado-Robles and Flores-Solis had 141 pounds of pure fentanyl in their Queens apartment, the Drug Enforcement Administration said. It was the largest seizure of the powerful opioid in U.S. history, according to the DEA.  Photo handout from the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York
Mexican traffickers make NYC a fentanyl hub
November 14, 2017 - 10:41am
November 9, 2017
PRESUMED PROBATION New law reduces penalties for first-time drug offenders
November 9, 2017 - 6:46am
November 7, 2017
In an undated handout photo, Scott Ostrem, who was arrested on Nov. 2, 2017 as a suspect in the fatal shooting of three people at a Walmart in the Denver suburbs. Officers staking out an apartment complex spotted Ostrem driving by in the same red Mitsubishi he reportedly used to flee the scene of the shooting just hours earlier. (Thornton Police Dept. via The New York Times)
Accused Walmart gunman haunted by voices for decades after taking acid, sister says
November 7, 2017 - 12:14pm
November 6, 2017
Tova Noreen, a paramedic with Jamestown Area Ambulance, holds the injectable version of naloxone, left, and the nasal spray version. Naloxone acts as a receptor blocker for opiates, it stops the drug from working, and is used on people who have taken too much of an opiate. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Fighting opiate overdoses: Naloxone carried by EMS, law enforcement
November 6, 2017 - 11:23am
November 4, 2017
Scott Edinger
It’s a mixed bag: Meth, marijuana are prevalent in Jamestown, Stutsman County
November 4, 2017 - 6:58am
October 30, 2017
Opioids are primarily prescribed for pain relief and include a number of prescription medicines. President Donald Trump declared the abuse of opioids a national health emergency last week. John M. Steiner / The Sun.
OPIOID EMERGENCY Treatment programs limited in Jamestown area
October 30, 2017 - 9:25am
October 21, 2017
Drug syringe and cooked heroin on spoon
Drugs still a problem in the Bakken since oil boom
October 21, 2017 - 8:15am
October 18, 2017
A Naloxone kit given out at the Fargo/Moorhead Good Neighbor Project contains needles and two doses of the drug used to counter the effects of opioid overdose. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
ND state agencies take action after opioid exec order from Burgum
October 18, 2017 - 2:37pm
October 16, 2017
Todd Rundgren   Photo by Wikimedia Commons
Recording artist Melissa Etheridge performs the national anthem before a game between the New York Knicks and the Golden State Warriors at Madison Square Garden.  Brad Penner /USA TODAY Sports
Aging rock stars Rundgren, Etheridge face court hearings in ND after marijuana, hash charges at border
October 16, 2017 - 9:36pm
U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., left, sponsored the law that weakened the DEA's enforcement abilities. Seen with Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., in 2015, Marino is nominated to be the nation's drug czar. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
How drug companies triumphed over the DEA in 2016 and kept opioids flowing
October 16, 2017 - 1:17pm
October 14, 2017
One sentenced on felony drug charge
October 14, 2017 - 8:34am
October 13, 2017
Johnny Lawson
Change of plea hearing set for former Wells County sheriff
October 13, 2017 - 8:39am
October 9, 2017
Andre Randolph and Demon Taylor
2 UND football players face drug charges after search of home
October 9, 2017 - 10:58am
October 4, 2017
Officers execute high-risk warrant
October 4, 2017 - 2:40pm
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