Heroin

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Former NBA Star Speaks To Students About Addiction Battle

In college, he started using marijuana and cocaine. When he made it to the NBA, he became a heroin addict.

02/19/2015

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Md. Joins Task Force To Tackle Heroin Crisis

Maryland’s growing heroin epidemic has the state’s attorney general teaming with neighboring states to tackle heroin trafficking.

02/12/2015

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Man On Probation In Baltimore Jail Corruption Gets 10 Years

A Baltimore man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after prosecutors say he sold heroin while on probation for his role in a sweeping corruption case at Baltimore’s city jail.

02/06/2015

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Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Coffee With Jessica Kartalija; People Are Talking about the Marc Cottman galleries.

02/03/2015

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Md. Heroin Addicts May Not Be What You Picture

Heroin is killing more Marylanders than ever before. As it continues to take a deadly toll on people across the state, Governor Larry Hogan is about to declare a state of emergency.

02/02/2015

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Baltimore County Planning Drug Overdose Response Training

The Baltimore County Department of Health is offering a free, two-hour training course on how to prevent and respond to certain drug overdoses.

01/27/2015

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Anne Arundel County To Declare Heroin Health Emergency

Anne Arundel County’s executive says he’s going to declare a public health emergency as soon as next week in response to the “heroin epidemic” in the region, citing a growing number of deaths related to the highly addictive opioid.

01/23/2015

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‘Major Drug Dealer’ Pleads Guilty, Faces Life In Prison

A northern Virginia man who prosecutors describe as a major cocaine and heroin dealer in Maryland and beyond has agreed to plead guilty in the case and forfeit $108 million in luxury cars, jewelry and cash.

01/09/2015

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Baltimore Man Sentenced To 130 Months For Heroin Distribution

A Baltimore man was sentenced to more than 10 years behind bars on Tuesday for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin.

01/07/2015

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Md. Examines Heroin Overdose Records

Maryland’s health department is focusing its battle against heroin overdose deaths by targeting services to people who have survived previous overdoses.

12/30/2014

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Md. Governor-Elect Vows To Increase Fight Against Heroin

Governor-elect Larry Hogan picked a battleground on the public health and safety front and is declaring a state of emergency.

12/09/2014

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Hogan: Rutherford To Head Anti-Heroin Effort

Gov.-elect Larry Hogan says his lieutenant governor, Boyd Rutherford, will oversee the administration’s effort to reduce heroin-related crime across Maryland.

12/05/2014

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