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Drug ring allegedly shipped 800 pounds of crystal meth from Los Angeles to Philly region

Southeastern Pennsylvania drug bust

TV

John Oliver cites Philly's former plan for supervised injection site; advocates for harm-reduction approach to opioid addiction

John Oliver Harm Reduction

Investigations

Uncle charged in fatal fentanyl overdose of 12-year-old nephew in Camden County

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Lawsuits

Philly joins Pennsylvania's $1 billion opioid settlement after initial criticism from city officials

Philadelphia Pennsylvania opioid settlement

Opioids

Fentanyl increasingly being found in recreational drugs, Camden County warns

Fentanyl Camden County

Opinion

How the pandemic helped spread fentanyl across the U.S. and drive opioid overdose deaths to a grim new high

Drug Needle Opioids

Investigations

Nearly 8 pounds of suspected fentanyl seized in massive Camden drug bust

Camden drug bust

Investigations

'Massive' spike in overdoses in Berks County prompts warning about dangerous batch of heroin in area

Berks County Overdoses

Opioids

Can a vaccine help fight the opioid epidemic? A clinical trial aims to find out

Opioid Addiction vaccine

Government

Kenney decriminalizes fentanyl test strips in Philly through executive order

Fentanyl test strips

Courts

Pennsylvania part of $26 billion national opioid settlement with distributors, manufacturer

Opioid Settlement Pennsylvania

Investigations

Two men arrested in Atlantic County's biggest drug bust ever

Atlantic County drug bust

Opioids

Philly's opioid crisis has been worse than ever amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Opioid deaths 2020

Investigations

Bucks County traffic stop intercepts $4 million in heroin, fentanyl and cocaine, prosecutors say

Bucks Drug Bust Narco

Opioids

Opioid overdoses are killing more Black Philadelphians, but fewer white residents

Philly Black Opioid Deaths

Police

Fentanyl-laced drugs from Philly tied to body dumped at Pottstown Hospital

Pottstown Hospital Morales

Opioids

Philly health officials warn 'fentanyl is in everything' as meth, PCP overdoses rise

Fentanyl Philly Overdoses

Opioids

Philly takes 'major step forward' in opioid crisis by expanding buprenorphine access

Philly Opioid Crisis Buprenorphine

Addiction

Philly outlines safety plan for Safehouse overdose prevention site

OPS Philly Safehouse

Opioids

Bucks, Montgomery counties receive funding for inmate Suboxone treatment

Bucks Montgomery Suboxone

Investigations

Bensalem parents facing criminal charges after 9-month-old overdoses on fentanyl

Baby overdoes fentanyl Bensalem

Opioids

To combat opioid crisis, Gov. Wolf expands college debt repayment program for addiction specialists

Addiction Specialist Pennsylvania College Loan Repayment program

Addiction

Not yesterday's cocaine: Death toll rising from tainted drug

Cocaine Making a Comeback

Opioids

Deep brain stimulation may offer a new tool to fight opioid addiction

WVU researchers use deep brain stimulation to treat patients with opioid use disorder

Opioids

Pennsylvania sues Purdue Pharma's Sackler family

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Opioids

Jim Kenney, IBX kick off National Recovery Month in Philly

Jim Kenney National Recovery Month

Investigations

28 arrested on gun, drug charges in major New Jersey busts

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Opioids

More Narcan needed in fight against opioid epidemic, CDC says

Carroll - Naloxone, Narcan

Investigations

Former 'American Idol' star from New Jersey pleads guilty drug distribution charge

Antonella Barba American Idol drug possession

Opioids

Addiction recovery specialists to be available 24-7 at Bucks County hospitals

Ashley Eaton-Riley overdose survivor

Investigations

14 arrested in largest Kensington Initiative drug bust to date

Drug bust kensington

Public Health

Philadelphia reports 8% drop in drug overdose deaths in 2018

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Opioids

These are the people most frequently overdosing on fentanyl

fentanyl overdose deaths

Addiction

Philly launches media campaign touting medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction

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Opioids

Delaware mother raises awareness of opioid epidemic by releasing photo of her dead son

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Investigations

Former 'American Idol' star from New Jersey indicted on federal drug charges

Antonella Barba

Addiction

Federal prosecutors sue to halt opening of Philly's first safe injection site

Stock_Carroll - Heroin packed for street sale

Investigations

$8 million-per-week heroin operation busted in Bucks County

Heroin Warminster

Opioids

Dispatches from the morgue: Toxicology tests don't tell the whole story of the opioid epidemic

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Investigations

Krasner announces 57 arrests in Kensington drug trafficking investigation

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner

Public Health

New Jersey drug overdose deaths jump 21 percent, nation reaches new high

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Opinion

Naloxone remains controversial to some, but here's why it shouldn't be

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