NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — After three suspected heroin overdose deaths in five days in one county, Delaware health officials are calling on opioid users to seek immediate treatment and asking people to keep the overdose antidote naloxone on hand.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland lawmakers will consider once again a proposal to create safe drug consumption sites for opioid users, something no other U.S. state has.
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware health officials say eight people have died of suspected overdoses over four days in the state.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware doctor is accused of prescribing opioids in exchange for sexual favors to a female patient who was undergoing treatment for long-term drug addiction.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bill requiring drug manufacturers that sell opioid painkillers in Delaware to pay a new tax to help support substance abuse prevention and treatment has received final legislative approval.
MILFORD, Del. (AP) — A Delaware doctor has had his medical license and controlled substance privileges suspended for failing to safely prescribe opioids.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has named former Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh to be director of Maryland's Opioid Operational Command Center.
Major League Baseball will start testing for opioids and cocaine.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — State officials say a new tax on opioid painkillers in Delaware has generated almost $1 million to help support abuse prevention and treatment.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Chronic-pain patients in Maryland are asking for help in easing restrictions they face in getting drugs to treat their pain because of the crackdown on opioids.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland report says the state has had a six-month decline in the total number of opioid-related fatalities for the first time in at least a decade.