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DEA: Many more drugs looted in Baltimore riots than reported

Officials say the amount of drugs looted from Baltimore pharmacies during riots last year was substantially higher than initially reported. An U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration official tells The Baltimore Sun that 80 percent more doses of drugs were taken than ...

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Cardin, health practitioners, to discuss opioid epidemic

EDGEWOOD — Sen. Ben Cardin is joining local medical and behavioral health practitioners to talk about Maryland’s epidemic of opioid addiction. They will be joined by law enforcement officials on Monday for the discussion in Edgewood. Participants will talk about ...

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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

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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