Heroin Overdose Deaths in U.S. Have Tripled Since 2010
More than 8,200 Americans—an average of 23 people each day—died of heroin overdoses in 2013. That's according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and it's the latest evidence that the nation's heroin problem is becoming more ...
Bloomberg - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:52

Heroin overdose death rates quadrupled since 2000, says CDC
Al Jazeera America - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:52

US deaths due to heroin overdose shift to young, white, Midwestern
MassLive.com - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:37

US heroin overdoses shifting to young, white, Midwestern
Vallejo Times Herald - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:52

Heroin Overdose Deaths Nearly Quadruple in 13 Years
Live Science - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:33

Fentanyl overdoses spike among recreational drug users in BC
A spike in fentanyl-related drug overdose deaths in B.C. has prompted a new campaign by police and health officials to warn occasional drug users, who they say are most at risk. Fentanyl can be prescribed by physicians to control extreme pain, but has ...
CBC.ca - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:41

VPD warn about a spike in fentanyl induced overdose deaths
Globalnews.ca - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:08

Warning issued after spike in fentanyl-linked overdose deaths
CTV News - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:06

Vancouver police warn of increased risk of overdose as supply of dangerous ...
Straight.com (blog) - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:57

Surge in fentanyl overdose deaths sparks warning
Chilliwack Times - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:15

Seattle police alarmed by multiple heroin overdose reports in one day
SEATTLE (AP) — Alarmed by the number of heroin overdoses they're seeing, Seattle police are reminding the public about a Washington state law designed to curb overdose deaths. Detective Drew Fowler said Monday on the police website that the ...
Q13 FOX - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:17

Sky Valley Chronicle - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:26

Fourth Wesleyan student charged in student drug overdoses
MIDDLETOWN–The last of four students suspected of providing the drugs that led to 12 overdoses at Wesleyan has been arraigned. Andrew Olson, 20, was charged with possession of less than ½ ounce of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to ...
FOX CT - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:12

Fourth Wesleyan student arraigned in 'Molly' overdose case
New Haven Register - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:37

4th Wesleyan student arraigned on drug charges following Molly overdose ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:30

Pharmacist: This drug could save lives from heroin overdose
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — A drug problem on the streets in this area could put your family's safety at risk. Medics responded to six heroin overdoses on Monday in Seattle alone. It's an issue everyone should be following, including a new push for ...
Q13 FOX - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:15

Deschutes inmate died of overdose; family still has questions
The state Medical Examiner's Office has determined that a 31-year-old Bend man died in the Deschutes County Jail in mid-December of a methamphetamine overdose, sheriff's deputies said Tuesday.
KTVZ - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:18

Bend prisoner death blamed on meth overdose
East Oregonian (subscription) - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:15

Report: jail death result of meth overdose
Bend Bulletin - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:00

Springfield man indicted in connection with overdose death
The prosecutor's office met with law enforcement and emergency responders in the summer to suggest that investigators should treat an overdose death scene as they would a homicide case — to collect important evidence that could result in prosecution, ...
Dayton Daily News - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:47

Clark Co. Sheriff: Dealer Charged in Heroin Overdose Death
WKEF ABC 22 - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:46

New trial ordered in Winneconne heroin overdose case
VanDyke, 35, was charged under the state's Len Bias law after a toxicology report indicated Cole R. Trittin died from heroin overdose. Winnebago County prosecutors alleged that VanDyke gave Trittin, 25, the heroin in Oshkosh on April 13, 2011 and again ...
The Oshkosh Northwestern - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:52

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