Maryland Lawmakers Outline Package on Opioid OverdosesMaryland lawmakers have brought together a variety of proposals to help fight the heroin and opioid epidemic in the state.
Additional Charges For Grandmother In Infant's Methadone OverdoseThe grandmother arrested after a 15-month-old was hospitalized following a methadone overdose is now facing additional charges in the case.
Harford Co. Officials Warn Of Synthetic Opiates More Deadly Than HeroinHarford County is grappling with a sudden spike in heroin overdose deaths.
Getting Overdose Antidote With Painkillers May Cut ER VisitsA new study says patients prescribed an overdose antidote along with opioids made fewer painkiller-related visits to the emergency room.
Baltimore Health Commissioner Issues Overdose Prevention PlanBaltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen announced Wednesday that the city plans to issue a “standing order” for a medication that completely reverses the effect of an opioid overdose.
Md. Health Officials Work To Combat Overdose EpidemicCombating Baltimore's epidemic drug addiction. As part of Maryland's Overdose Awareness Week, new actions are being taken to tackle this health emergency.
Cummings Calls For Lower Prices For Heroin Overdose AntidoteRep. Elijah Cummings is calling on Maryland leaders to negotiate lower prices for a heroin overdose antidote to ensure first responders have the drug at hand when they need it.
4 Overdose On Synthetic Marijuana Called 'Scooby Snax'Four people were hospitalized in Anne Arundel County after police say they overdosed on a synthetic marijuana called “Scobby Snax”.
Baltimore County Planning Drug Overdose Response TrainingThe Baltimore County Department of Health is offering a free, two-hour training course on how to prevent and respond to certain drug overdoses.
Maryland Man Gets 7 Years In Fatal Heroin SaleA Maryland man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to providing heroin to a man who died after using the drug.
Organizers, City Officials Vow To Keep Weekend's Concert SafePreparations are underway as the city prepares to host a two-day electronic dance music concert this weekend. It comes just days after two people died and 19 others were hospitalized during a similar concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Vigil Set For Teen Who Died At Howard County ConcertOfficials at a northern Virginia high school are planning a candlelight vigil for a teenager who died of a suspected drug overdose at a recent concert in Maryland.