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Baltimore joins jurisdictions suing opioid manufacturers

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Baltimore City Solicitor Andre M. Davis filed suit Wednesday against opioid manufacturers and distributors, claiming deceptive marketing and misleading statements contributed to the addiction crisis which has hit the city particularly hard. Baltimore residents are more likely to die of ...

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Emocha completes deal to bring opioid treatment to private clinic

7-18-17 BALTIMORE, MD- Michael Cohen, Lead Software engineer with Emocha, demonstrating their tele-heath app that implements video technology so doctors can verify that their patients are taking their medications.  (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Maryland telemedicine startup emocha reached an agreement with Dallas-based Pathway Healthcare that will bring its technology for treating opioid use disorder into a private setting for the first time. Through emocha’s app, patients can remotely take doses of buprenorphine, used ...

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Md. methadone clinic told to stop accepting new clients

HAGERSTOWN — A methadone clinic in Maryland has been instructed to stop accepting new clients until it complies with a mandated staff-to-client ratio. The Herald-Mail reports Hagerstown Treatment Center was notified by the Behavioral Health Administration to cease and desists ...

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A new weapon in Maryland’s fight against heroin

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After almost 20 years dealing with convicts, Major Craig Rowe could see the trend. “The majority of our crimes in Washington County are either directly related to or a byproduct of addiction, [whether] crime directly related to the heroin or ...

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