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Four Hartford men were arrested Wednesday as part of the FBI and Hartford Police Department's ongoing crackdown of drug dealing by the Los Solidos and Latin Kings street gangs in the capital city's South End. #fentanyl #opioids

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said on Tuesday it was increasing production limits by 15% for certain controlled substance medicines that were in high demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UTICA, N.Y. -- In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, a reminder of the opioid epidemic. The Oneida County Overdose Response Team on Tuesday issued a spike alert. There have been 20 overdoses in two weeks, two of them, fatal. #opioidcrisis

Clinician-researchers at Yale School of Medicine have developed a new method for helping patients on long-term painkillers reduce opioid use, and unwanted side effects like grogginess, without significant withdrawal symptoms.

From The New York Times "Books of the Times" -
Eric Eyre won a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in 2017, for a revelatory series of articles on West Virginia’s opioid epidemic. #opioidcrisis

Eleven Massachusetts police departments have been selected to participate in a pilot program aimed at distributing fentanyl test strips to help stem the number of overdose deaths in the state. #fentanyl #opioidcrisis