Opioids

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

A coalition of Connecticut cities and towns are looking into suing pharmaceutical companies to hold them liable for their costs in responding to the opioid crisis.

Andrew Harnik / AP

Democrats in the U.S. Senate held a press conference in Washington on Tuesday on how the GOP healthcare bill would negatively impact their states, as well as the rest of the nation, as it comes to fighting the opioid crisis.

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Federal authorities have made their first arrest in Connecticut related to the possession of carfentanil, the opioid that is said to be 10,000 times stronger than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl.

Arrests Made After Rash Of Overdoses On Long Island

Jun 8, 2017
Debora Cartagena / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Long Island authorities have made several arrests and seized about 700 grams of heroin, cocaine and fentanyl after a sudden spike in drug overdoses this past weekend.

Suffolk Sees Dramatic Spike In Overdose Deaths

Jun 6, 2017
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Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini says there was a dramatic spike in opioid overdoses in the county last week.

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