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US: Md. man admits to role in heroin distribution ring

MARTINSBURG — A 27-year-old Windsor, Maryland, man faces up to 20 years in prison for his leading role in a heroin trafficking ring that distributed the drug in West Virginia, Virginia and elsewhere. The government says Brian Alexander Hall entered ...

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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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Baltimore officials seek 24/7 resources for addiction treatment

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

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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