Takeback Program Brings In 44 Tons Of Old Drugs Across New EnglandThe annual drug take-back program a month ago has yielded 44 tons of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs at 580 collection sites across New England.
Tewksbury Chief: 9-Month-Old Was Feet Away From Fentanyl During BustThree people arrested after a major drug bust could also face child endangerment charges after a nine-month-old child was found just feet away from what police believe was the deadly substance fentanyl.
Mother Of Opioid Overdose Victim Warns Of Unregulated Sober HousesUnregulated sober houses have been popping up all over the Cape Cod Community, often with little notice.
Gov. Baker: Massachusetts Should Be Model For Opioid FightGov. Charlie Baker, who sits on the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, says he believes some of what Massachusetts has done to combat opioids should become the national model.
Mass. Medical Society: Safe Injection Clinics Necessary To Fight Opioid CrisisThe Chairman of the Massachusetts Medical Society's opioid task force says the group is pushing for safe injection clinics, where drug addicts could shoot up in the presence of medical personnel.
Police: Trucker Drove Cross Country Nonstop Fueled By Meth, LSD And CocainePolice have arrested a trucker they say drove nonstop from Seattle to Massachusetts fueled by crystal meth, LSD and cocaine.
Parents Use Daughter's Obituary To Help Others Struggling With AddictionAn Ohio resident used the darkest hours of her life as a vessel to help others who may be going down the same path.
Lawrence Police: Vermont Couple Found Passed Out In Car With 2 KidsPolice say a Vermont couple that drove three hours to buy drugs were found passed out in a car with their 1-year-old son and 9-month-old baby inside last week.
Vermont Braces For Possible Arrival Of Deadly Drug Used To Sedate ElephantsThe state of Vermont is warning drug users about the possible arrival of a deadly narcotic.
27 Charged In South End Gang ActivityTwenty-seven alleged gang members from Boston's South End are facing federal and state drug and weapons charges following Thursday morning raids.
Mass. Hospital Group Against Legalizing MarijuanaThe Massachusetts Hospital Association is adding its voice to those opposed to legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.
DEA Agents, Haverhill Police Charge Man With Trafficking HeroinDEA agents and Haverhill Police have charged a man with trafficking heroin following his arrest Friday afternoon in a McDonald's parking lot.