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Heroin overdoses in W.Va. sap medic resources

- 12/16/2014

By Eric Eyre The Charleston Gazette KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. — Kanawha County’s heroin problem is overwhelming law enforcement agencies and fire departments, a county substance abuse ...


7 firefighters under investigation for distribution of narcotics

- 12/11/2014

Five of the seven have been off the street since July while two others have resigned from the department


7 firefighters under investigation for distribution of narcotics

- 12/11/2014

MyFoxDC WASHINGTON — Seven D.C. firefighters have been under investigation since last summer for allegedly taking part in an oxycodone distribution ring. It is a scheme uncovered after ...


Md. pharmacies to stock Narcan

- 12/11/2014

By Natalie Sherman The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE, Md. — As Gov.-elect Larry Hogan pledged to declare a "state of emergency" to combat the spike in heroin-related deaths, state ...


Remember 2 Things: Legal marijuana use still has consequences

- 12/11/2014

Steve Whitehead reminds us that marijuana is illegal in most states and if an agency prohibits it, EMTs can be disciplined even when using in a state where it's allowed.


Minn. firefighters give Narcan for suspected overdose

- 12/06/2014

By KARE 11 Staff KARE COON RAPIDS, Minn. — Coon Rapids firefighters say a 24-year old man is alive thanks to a heroin overdose antidote they began using three months ago. It's the ...


Drug diversion charges may be dropped against former medic

- 11/25/2014

By Liz Markhlevskaya The Foster's Daily Democrat DOVER, Del. — A judge at Strafford County Superior Court is considering a motion to dismiss charges against former Rochester firefighter ...


Ex-medic pleads not guilty to stealing drugs

- 11/21/2014

By Mike Carter The Seattle Times SEATTLE — A former South King County paramedic has pleaded not guilty to three counts of tampering with consumer products for allegedly stealing morphine ...


Mass. firefighter-medic charged with passing fake prescriptions

- 11/19/2014

Mass. firefighter-medic charged with passing fake prescriptions


Mass. firefighter-medic charged with passing fake prescriptions

- 11/19/2014

MIDDLETON, Mass. — A firefighter was arrested and charged for passing fraudulent prescriptions for oxycodone and other drugs. William Hatfield, 45, was in uniform and using one of the ...


Why EMS managers must plan for narcotic thefts

- 11/18/2014

By Brian LaCroix, EMS1 Contributor Nearly a year ago, one of our paramedics, out of fear of being discovered, called a manager to admit to stealing narcotics. A few days earlier a different ...


Fla. man gives ex-friend's name for ambulance bill

- 11/14/2014

By Kate Jacobson The Sun Sentinel DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — John Capra was pretty surprised when he saw a $700 bill for a Nov. 6 ambulance ride in Delray Beach. Partly because he hadn't ...


Ex-paramedic sought in drug-tampering case

- 11/13/2014

By Scott J. Croteau The Telegram Gazette WORCESTER, Mass. — An arrest warrant has been issued for a former paramedic of a private ambulance company in the city who twice this week failed ...


Ill. anti-heroin task force pushes for Narcan nasal spray

- 10/09/2014

By Nicholas J.C. Pistor The St. Louis Post-Dispatch CHICAGO — Heroin is one of the top killer drugs in suburban America, and Illinois is trying to combat it with a new task force and ...


Quick Clip: Why medics need more respect for narcotics

- 10/08/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS podcast quick clip, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a Utah medic who police ...


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