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Heroin Epidemic Continues To Surge; Antidote More Difficult To Buy

A warning from Baltimore health officials–heroin is getting even more deadly. It’s now being laced with a powerful painkiller. Making matters worse, the antidote is harder than ever to get.

07/07/2015

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Fentanyl-related Deaths Up 178 Percent In Baltimore

Health officials are warning Baltimore residents that drug overdose deaths linked to a highly potent chemical commonly used to lace heroin are up 178 percent from last year.

07/06/2015

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Maryland Reports 21 Percent Increase In Fatal Overdoses

Maryland’s health department says the state had a 21 percent increase in fatal drug overdoses in 2014, compared to the previous year.

05/19/2015

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Powerful Blend Of Heroin Makes Its Way Through Maryland

A powerful street drug is making its way through Maryland and police say it’s contributing to a number of crimes in Anne Arundel County.

02/17/2014

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Deadly Batch Of Heroin Laced With Painkiller Hitting Md. Streets

A dramatic surge in heroin deaths is happening across the country. Health officials warn it’s because of a lethal new trend–spiking heroin with powerful painkillers.

01/31/2014