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Baltimore officials seek 24/7 resources for addiction treatment

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, speaking at the task force news conference Monday, says he has asked Gov. Larry Hogan and Attorney General
Brian Frosh to negotiate a lower price for naloxone, a drug to counteract heroin overdoses. (Maximilian Franz / The Daily Record)

Fighting Baltimore’s heroin epidemic will require expanding access to treatment, including making sure addiction resources are available 24 hours per day, city officials say. That means creating specialized emergency room that caters specifically to patients with substance abuse and mental-health ...

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25 sentenced for Caroline County, Md. heroin ring

DENTON — Twenty-five people have been sentenced for their involvement in a heroin distribution ring in Caroline County, including the kingpin. Caroline County State’s Attorney Jonathan Newell on Monday announced the sentences of the co-defendants, who were indicted last summer. ...

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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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Letters to the editor: Oct. 31, 2014

The Daily Record’s Oct. 16 article “Businesses, politicians bemoan spread of methadone clinics” reflects ongoing misunderstanding of methadone, which is an effective treatment for addiction to heroin and other opioids.

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