6/10/17 Today’s Heroin Herald and Overdose Observer

Today’s Grim Summary

90 more will die tonight, 90 moms will grieve in the morning

Cleveland Deaths Rising

3 Ohio Toddlers OD in 1 Week – 1 Dies

More OD in GA due to fake Percocet

Silence from Chris Christie

 

Three Ohio toddlers overdose on opiates in one week

Dayton Daily News  – ‎21 hours ago‎
Three children 18 months and younger have overdosed on opiates in the last week, one dying Sunday. Why is this happening?

Fatal Heroin and Fentanyl Overdoses on the Rise in Cleveland Area …

NBCNews.com  – ‎13 hours ago‎
When death comes to Cleveland, it’s far more likely to be packing a needle than a gun. Just since June 1, there have been 41 reported drug fatalities in the city …

As prices soar for heroin overdose-reversing drug, calls grow for cheaper access

Chicago Tribune  – ‎Jun 9, 2017‎
A Philadelphia police officer shows a package of the overdose reversal agent Naloxone Hydrochloride, or Narcan, while on patrol near a heroin encampment in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia on April 14, 2017. (Dominick Reuter/Getty-AFP).

Heroin-involved deaths in Fremont County increases

The Denver Post  – ‎18 hours ago‎
The number of heroin-related deaths in Fremont County is on the rise in recent years. Heroin use and addiction can stem from individuals using prescription …

Heroin’s use rising, costing society more than $51 billion

Science Daily  – ‎Jun 9, 2017‎
Made from morphine, heroin is an opiate commonly used as a recreational drug for its euphoric effects. According to the World Drug Report 2016 from the U.N.

Woodstock man charged with heroin trafficking

CTV News  – ‎8 hours ago‎
A Woodstock man is facing several drug-related charges. On Friday, police arrested a 31-year-old resident in relation to an investigation into the trafficking of heroin. The suspect has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking 

Heroin vaccine works in monkeys, being readied for human testing

The San Diego Union-Tribune  – ‎2 hours ago‎
After many years of research in animals, a vaccine to block the effects of heroin is finally ready for human testing, according to a study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute.

Study: Rising Heroin Use Costs US $51 Billion | Psych Central News

PsychCentral.com  – ‎12 hours ago‎
Heroin use in the United States was estimated to cost society more than $51 billion in 2015, according to new research. According to the World Drug Report.

Police: Man tried to hide heroin, cocaine during Brockton raid

Enterprise News  – ‎9 hours ago‎
Izaldo Amado, 35, of 227 Belmont St., Apt. 3, was arrested and charged with a subsequent offense of illegal possession with intent to distribute a Class B substance (cocaine) and illegal possession of a Class A substance (heroin), in Brockton, Friday 

Heroin/Opioid Task Force saddened over recent overdose deaths …

Olean Times Herald  – ‎10 hours ago‎
OLEAN – Nearly 60 members of the Cattaraugus County Heroin/Opioid task Force met Friday on the heels of three recent Olean area heroin overdose deaths.

6 New Orleans area residents face federal charges in heroin-trafficking scheme

NOLA.com  – ‎19 hours ago‎
Four New Orleans men and a man and woman from Chalmette face federal drug and gun charges in an 11-count indictment targeting members of a heroin-trafficking conspiracy, according to the office of Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans. Those charged in …

Ingleside man charged with selling heroin to undercover cops on …

Chicago Tribune  – ‎7 hours ago‎
An Ingleside man was arrested Thursday on charges he sold heroin on multiple occasions to an undercover detective, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said in a …

Heroin, meth arrests after NSW car search

NEWS.com.au  – ‎15 hours ago‎
Police say they drug tested the 23-year-old female driver during a traffic stop on the Hume Highway, near Goulburn, late on Friday night, and she returned a positive result.

Police: Man took bags of heroin to Park and Ride – WCAX.COM …

WCAX  – ‎10 hours ago‎
He was charged with possession of heroin and driving with a suspended license.

Man allegedly stabbed his friend six times over a heroin stash in …

dailytelegraph.com.au  – ‎17 hours ago‎
A FIGHT between friends, allegedly over heroin, turned deadly and left one man clinging to life after he was stabbed six times in the stomach.

“Don’t even try it once”: Mother warns of heroin after teenage daughter’s fatal overdose

Greenville Daily News  – ‎6 hours ago‎
GREENVILLE – If Susan Mora could tell you one thing about heroin, it would be this: Don’t even try it once. Mora’s daughter Jessica Bailey died from a heroin overdose on May 22 in Grand Rapids. She was 19 years old and had been successfully sober for …

 

As heroin bill awaits governor’s approval, opioid crisis grows

WIS  – ‎Jun 9, 2017‎
South Carolina is dealt its share of opioid addiction and overdoses, including heroin deaths. That’s fueled a committee of State House representatives to study the issues and has put some new laws on the books.