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Smacked! (Photo from Manchester PD)

NH Governor Declares Emergency After Synthetic Drug Overdoses

The state of emergency follows a sudden spike in overdoses from people ingesting a synthetic drug called “Smacked.”

08/14/2014

(CBS File)

34 Overdoses In 24 Hours In Manchester, NH

City officials in Manchester say three stores have been shut down for selling a synthetic drug called spice that is suspected of causing a spate of overdoses.

08/13/2014

Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan, is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses. (Image courtesy: CBS News)

Mass. Troopers Equipped With Narcan To Combat Drug Overdoses

For the first time, Narcan will be issued to a select group of state police troopers.

08/01/2014

File image (Credit: iStockphoto)

Trial Begins For Mass. Doctor Charged In Drug Case

A former doctor was alternately portrayed as a reckless prescriber of powerful, addictive drugs and a compassionate caregiver who tried to help people suffering from chronic pain, as his federal trial began Tuesday.

06/17/2014

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