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President Trump To Issue An Emergency Declaration On Opioids Next Week

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would declare next week a national emergency on opioid abuse, a move that could give states access to federal funds to fight the drug crisis. The United States is battling a surge in opioid-related deaths, including 33,000 lives lost in 2015, more than any year on record, […]

Lethal Heroin Claims Eight Lives In Massachusetts

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Police in Massachusetts are warning about an “exceptionally deadly” lethal batch of heroin called, “Hollywood,” which claimed eight lives in the past week in Hampden County — four of the suspected fatal overdoses occuring just four days ago. According to the Boston Herald, suspected fatal heroin overdoses with the “Hollywood” stamp were found in Holyoke, […]