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Investigations

Feds charge 11 people in alleged Northeast Philly, South Jersey heroin ring

FBI Philly Division

Opioids

Most American adults should be screened for hepatitis C, health officials say

New U.S. guidelines call for most adults to be screened for hepatitis C

Addiction

South Philly building owner pulls plug on Safehouse opioid overdose prevention site

Safehouse canceled

Opioids

Safehouse's plan to open overdose prevention site in South Philly sparks contentious reaction

Safehouse OPS Site

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

'Operation Zombie' uncovers gun and drug trafficking scheme in Philly, Camden

Gun trafficking Philadelphia Zombie

Opioids

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

Addiction Specialist Pennsylvania College Loan Repayment program

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

Addiction

Pennsylvania health officials report three-day spike in Dauphin County overdoses

Dauphin opioids

Investigations

Suspected heroin found in child's Halloween candy in Cape May County

Heroin Halloween candy Cape May

Opioids

DEA authorized greater opioid production as deaths mounted, report finds

D.E.A. opioid Inspector General

Crime

Chester County parents arrested after 11-month-old ingests, overdoses on heroin while they slept

infant heroin overdose

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

Trenton bridge

Opioids

More Narcan needed in fight against opioid epidemic, CDC says

Carroll - Naloxone, Narcan

Drugs

Feds arrest women allegedly attempting to sell $800,000 in heroin at South Jersey hotel

South Jersey hotel drugs

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

Addiction

Docu-series 'Intervention' features opioid addiction in Philadelphia in coming season

intervention opioid addiction philadelphia

Addiction

IBX Foundation dispatches 'Someone You Know' campaign to Capitol Hill

Marissa Wadsworth IBX Foundation Someone You Know campaign

Investigations

Feds charge 22 people in alleged Atlantic City heroin-trafficking ring

Atlantic City heroin ring

Courts

New Jersey drug dealer sentenced to eight years in prison for 15-year-old's fatal heroin overdose

Madison McDonald fatal heroin

Opioids

Drexel survey shows support in Kensington for overdose prevention site

Carroll - Kensington

Addiction

Harvard researchers posed as drug addicts to illustrate the struggle for treatment

addiction treatment struggles

Courts

Pa. driver, pulled over for wearing headphones and then arrested for transporting heroin, has appeal denied

Dauphin County Police Bureau

Opioids

Treating heroin use disorder is added to CBD's laundry list, small study finds

Carroll - CBD oil products at Weaver's Way co-op.

Addiction

Pennsylvania AG sues Purdue Pharma, alleges illegal marketing of OxyContin

Purdue Pharma OxyContin

Public Health

Philadelphia reports 8% drop in drug overdose deaths in 2018

fentanyl overdose deaths

Addiction

City takes a breather on safe-injection sites to address public safety concerns

Carroll - Kensington

Addiction

IBX Foundation expands campaign to reduce stigma of opioid addiction

Independence Blue Cross Opioid Addiction Someone You Know Campaign

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

Stock_Carroll - Heroin packed for street sale

Investigations

11 arrested in major Kensington drug bust

Carroll - The elevated Market-Frankford Line in Kensington

Opioids

What ‘dope sick’ really feels like

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Fundraisers

Wawa checkout fundraiser benefits Kensington homeless residence for people battling addiction

Maguire Residence Kensington

Addiction

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

Stock_Carroll - Heroin packed for street sale

Documentaries

'Kensington Blues' photographer releases 'Embedded in the Badlands' documentary series

Stockbridge Kensington

Children's Health

Teen vaping surged within the last year, survey says

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