Over 500 lbs of Drugs Collected by Barnstable Police for Drug Take Back Day

BARNSTABLE - Over 530 pounds of drugs were collected by the Barnstable Police Department during National Drug Take Back Day over the weekend, though … [Read more...]

Saturday Is “National Take Back Day” For Unwanted Prescriptions

HYANNIS - The Barnstable Police Department has released a PSA reminding residents that Saturday, October 28 is “National Take Back Day”, in which … [Read more...]

Ruling Clears Way for Purdue Opioid Settlement, Protects Sacklers from Lawsuits

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal appeals court cleared the way for the maker of OxyContin to settle thousands of legal claims tied to the opioid epidemic … [Read more...]

U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Saw Slight Increase in 2022, Experts See Hopeful Signs

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drug overdose deaths in the U.S. went up slightly last year after two big leaps during the pandemic. Officials with … [Read more...]

Drug Take Back Day Saturday

HYANNIS - Residents will have the opportunity to get rid of expired and unused prescription medication at their local police stations Saturday during … [Read more...]

FDA Approves Narcan for Over-The-Counter Sale

HYANNIS - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the opioid overdose-treatment drug Narcan for over-the-counter sale, a move receiving … [Read more...]

CVS, Walgreens Announce Opioid Settlements Totaling $10B

NEW YORK (AP) - Two of the largest U.S pharmacy chains have agreed in principle to pay a total of about $10 billion to settle lawsuits over the toll … [Read more...]

Yarmouth Police Perform Drug Outreach with Mattacheese Students

YARMOUTH – Yarmouth Police recently began performing outreach work related to substance use and violence with local students. In late September, … [Read more...]

Mass. Joins Settlement with Opioid Maker Endo

BOSTON - Massachusetts has entered into a tentative settlement with opioid maker Endo International that would result in hundreds of millions of … [Read more...]

Mass. Bill Seeks to Tackle High Cost of Prescription Drugs

BOSTON (AP) - A bill aimed at addressing the increasing costs of prescription drugs is scheduled to come up for a vote in the Massachusetts Senate … [Read more...]

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