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Fentanyl-Laced Drugs An Increasing Problem In Washtenaw County

“It was like they were injecting pure Fentanyl, which is obviously deadly and dangerous.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2015

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Drugs Laced With Fentanyl Linked To Over 70 Deaths In Southeast Michigan

Authorities say most of the users who died from the contaminated drugs were unaware that they had been laced with Fentanyl.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2015

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‘Families Against Narcotics’ Looks To Give Hope To Those With Drug Addictions

Executive Director Andrew Fortunato says FAN was life-changing for him and knows it can have the same effect on others.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2015

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Heroin Addiction Increasingly Becoming A Young, White, Midwest Issue

The face of heroin abuse in America is increasingly being seen among white teenagers and young adults from the Midwest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2015

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3 Die Of Drug Overdose In 7 Hours In Oakland County

Oakland County Sheriff’s officials say illegal drugs are to blame for three deaths within a seven hour span Wednesday

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2014

Oakland County Hosts Forum To Address Growing Heroin Epidemic

Sheriff Mike Bouchard says they’ve seen a 300 percent increase in the number of heroin-related cases in Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2014

Buying Heroin In Birmingham ‘So Easy’ Says Local Mom

“It was just very easy to go to downtown Birmingham, for $10 you buy a little packet and it’s all there.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2014

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Study Reports Substance Abuse Among Some Doctors On The Rise

It’s a serious public health problem, but when doctors abuse drugs, it can also put patients at risk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2013

Investigators Seek Answers After Rash Of Heroin ODs

Test results are pending in Washtenaw County as to what may have led to a recent rash of heroin overdoses.

07/01/2013

Police: Man Rips Off Penis During Drug-Fueled Craze

Deputies responded to a burglar alarm at a middle school late one night last week and found a 41-year-old man naked, screaming and bleeding from his groin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013

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