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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

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 6)

The alarming increase in the number of fatal drug overdoses in recent months, has prompted action on the part of government leaders.

06/24/2014

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Daily Talker: Will Canceling Concerts Help Stop Drug Use?

Several New England venues are canceling concerts and increasing security measures, after recent overdoses of the club drug “Molly”.

09/06/2013

Molly. (WBZ-TV Photo)

Club Drug ‘Molly’ Investigated As Possible Cause Of Overdoses At House Of Blues

WBZ has learned investigators suspect the club drug Molly is to blame for Flannigan’s death.

08/29/2013

Jodie Hubert was found dead in her Worcester apartment, and her two young children were locked inside with her.

Mom Found Dead In Worcester Apartment With Two Young Children

A 35-year-old woman whose body was found inside a Worcester apartment appears to have died from an overdose, police said Saturday.

03/16/2013

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North Attleboro Drug Case Dismissed Under Good Samaritan Law

Last November, Brock Lyons and a second man were arrested on five counts of drug possession. North Attleboro Police knew where to find them because they had called 911.

01/30/2013

File of Buddy Cianci

Buddy Cianci’s Daughter Dead Of Apparent Overdose

Police say the daughter of former Providence Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci Jr. died of an apparent overdose.

04/20/2012

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