Drugs

Hemp-infused biscuits. (WBZ-TV)

Hemp-Infused Dog Biscuits May Help Pets In Pain

We hear a lot about medicinal marijuana and its ability to relieve pain in people. Now, some pet owners are saying something similar might be able to help their dogs and cats.

06/25/2015

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Baker To Release Details, Recommendations From Opioid Panel

A surge in overdoses claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people in the state last year.

06/21/2015

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Lawmakers, Community Leaders Push Criminal Justice Overhaul

Beacon Hill lawmakers and community leaders are planning to push this week for legislation designed to overhaul the state’s criminal justice system.

06/07/2015

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (WBZ-TV)

Boston Mayor Willing To Lead Charge Against Legalized Marijuana

Supporters of legalized marijuana are working to put the issue on the ballot for voters to decide in 2016.

06/01/2015

EdiPure Red Fish (Photo credit Harvard police)

Children Sickened By Marijuana-Laced Gummy Candies, Police Say

Police in Harvard are warning parents that children in the area are using edible drugs and getting sick.

05/20/2015

NBOMe (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Teen Dies After One Hit Of Designer Drug NBOMe

Local police departments, district attorneys and federal drug agents are sounding a warning about a powerful designer drug that’s growing in popularity among teenagers.

05/19/2015

Correctional Officer Dennis Laubner (Photo credit Essex County Sheriff)

Correctional Officer, Inmates Team Up To Save Heroin Overdose Victim’s Life

The correctional officer lost a son to heroin last year.

05/19/2015

NBOMe. (Photo credit Everett Police)

Parents Warned Of Deadly ‘NBOMe’ Drug Being Sold To Boston-Area Kids

Police are warning parents about a dangerous and deadly drug being marketed to school-aged children in the Boston area.

05/19/2015

New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte (Photo credit Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NH Senator Co-Sponsoring Bill To Protect Infants From Drugs

Republican New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte is co-sponsoring a bill that would address a growing number of infants being exposed to opioids while in the womb.

05/16/2015

Drugs and gun found in a hollowed-out Bible (Photo credit Springfield police).

Springfield Police On Drug Raid Find Gun In Hollowed-Out Bible

Jimmie ‘Mook’ James was charged with “Improper Storage of a Firearm (Bible).”

05/14/2015

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