She ran towards officers nude and covered in blood; she is suspected to have taken the hallucinatory street drug
MELBOURNE, Fla. — A 17-year-old girl suspected of being high on flakka was arrested after running toward officers, nude and covered in blood and yelling that she was Satan.
The hallucinatory ...
BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. — A volunteer ambulance company is without narcotics to treat patients after its control substance agent resigned.
Bridgehampton Fire Rescue, operated by the Bridgehampton ...
By Leeann Akers
CARTER COUNTY, Ky. — The Carter County Emergency Medical Services, EMS Director Jerry Horn, Dr. Carolyn A. Moore, and former EMS paramedic Amanda Sturgill-Jones ...
Allowing more basic EMS provider staff to administer naloxone could reduce drug overdose deaths that involve opioids, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study, “Disparity ...
BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio — A paramedic who had been laid off confessed to stealing morphine from two EMS squads.
Timothy “Hank” Gibson, 32, was charged with three counts of theft ...
The Associated Press
BOSTON — State health officials say more than 1,000 people died as a result of opioid-related overdoses in Massachusetts last year — an increase of 33 percent ...
The state has seen a 13 percent increase since 2012
The Columbus Dispatch
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police are investigating the possible theft of narcotics from two Columbus fire stations after several bottles of painkillers disappeared ...
Responders are administering several doses of Narcan each day, with an influx around the first of the each month
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.
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.
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
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.
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