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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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NH Man Dies In Cell After Arrest By Mass. Police

Officials are investigating after a N.H. man arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs died while in state police custody.

06/15/2015

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217 Suspected Massachusetts Heroin Overdose Deaths This Year

Massachusetts state police are reporting more than 200 suspected heroin overdose deaths during the first three months of this, a figure that doesn’t even include the state’s three largest cities.

04/01/2015

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NH Wildlife Reviews Bait Policy Following Chocolate Poisoning Bear Deaths

New Hampshire wildlife experts are looking to eliminate chocolate as bait after four bears died at a bait site in September from a chocolate overdose.

01/23/2015

Police seized drugs and cash from two teens arrested in Haverhill on Sunday. (Photo Credit: Haverhill Police)

Teens Arrested In Haverhill Highlight Town’s Drug Problem

The incident is the latest in a town that is grappling with a seemingly growing drug problem.

12/09/2014

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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

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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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