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Drugs Search Results Articles

NY responders administer more Narcan than ever before

- 04/24/2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. — After responding to three suspected drug overdoses in one car, Buffalo Fire Commissioner Garnell Whitfield said there are concerns about the rising need and cost of Narcan. “We’re ...


What the flakka is this new drug?

- 04/23/2015

News reports with descriptions of men running naked, performing sex acts on a tree, and fighting with police officers are sure to draw the attention of civilians and EMS providers. Flakka ...


Palcohol creator fends off efforts to ban product

- 04/22/2015

The powered alcohol was approved the FDA last month but six states have already outlawed it, and about 30 more states are working on legislation that would prohibit sales


Palcohol creator fends off efforts to ban product

- 04/22/2015

The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — The creator of powdered alcohol is furiously trying to fend off efforts to ban the product in Maine and across the country before it even hits stores. After ...


Inside EMS Podcast: Do EMS volunteers have too many educational restraints?

- 04/17/2015

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS Podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a question from listener ...


New drug 'flakka' hits Fla. county

- 04/15/2015

Flakka is cheap, potent and has been described as the next generation of synthetic drug that has been linked to a string of bizarre, sometimes violent incidents


New drug 'flakka' hits Fla. county

- 04/15/2015

By Julius Whigham The Palm Beach Post, Fla. PALM BEACH, Fla. — Naked and screaming from a Lake Worth rooftop in January, Leroy Strothers was threatening to shoot “everybody like ...


Okla. paramedic and instructor charged with drug trafficking

- 04/14/2015

He and another man were found with 12 grams of meth and a couple grams of cocaine following a traffic stop


Okla. paramedic and instructor charged with drug trafficking

- 04/14/2015

CALERA, Okla. — Two men, one a paramedic and EMS instructor, were charged with drug trafficking after being pulled over during a routine traffic stop. Brian Coates, the former assistant ...


Police: Ambulance employee stole prescription pads to buy drugs

- 04/10/2015

RAVENNA, Ohio — The Portage County Drug Task Force caught up with a Rootstown man who used his job as an ambulance company employee to steal eight doctors' blank prescription pads to ...


Inside EMS Podcast: What’s the best way to treat patients with excited delirium?

- 04/09/2015

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS Podcast, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss patients experiencing ...


FDA approves powdered alcohol; Ohio may ban it

- 04/08/2015

The federal agency had approved the product — brand name Palcohol — for sale last spring but rescinded the approval saying it had been made in error


What ‘Palcohol’ legalization means for EMS providers

- 04/08/2015

Palcohol – powdered alcohol – was recently approved for sale in the U.S. Since liquid alcohol remains relatively cheap and easy to consume it remains unclear why someone looking ...


FDA approves powdered alcohol; Ohio may ban it

- 04/08/2015

By Maria DeVito The Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS, Ohio — While powered alcohol was approved for sale by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau yesterday, lawmakers in Ohio are trying ...


Fla. county EMS officials investigate narcotics tampering

- 04/07/2015

Medics reported finding residue on and punctures in vials of Dilaudid during daily inspections


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