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Heroin

File photo of a person loading a needle with heroin. (Photo by MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Deadly Heroin Overdoses Continue To Rise In Washington

With heroin use rising across the U.S., The Associated Press queried state health departments, medical examiner’s offices and law enforcement agencies across the nation for statistics related to use, overdoses and treatment to obtain a more detailed picture of the problem on the ground. While some states reported few changes, others pointed to heroin as a significant public health concern.

CBS Seattle–04/07/2014

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WSU Working On Overdose-Preventing Nasal Spray

A nasal spray that can counter the effects of heroin or prescription pain pill overdoses could become available at Washington State University this fall.

03/12/2014

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Man Accused Of Supplying Heroin In Overdose Death

A federal criminal complaint has been filed against a Vancouver, Wash., man accused of dealing the heroin that led to the death of a suburban Portland woman.

12/25/2013

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Police Unable To Talk To Redmond Man About Drug OD

Police say they have been unable to talk to a Redmond man and his 4-year-old son about their drug overdoses because of their medical condition.

09/26/2013

File image of heroin sample (AFP PHOTO/Eitan Abramovich/Getty Images)

Police: 2 Men Caught With 30 Pounds Of Heroin Near Oregon Border

The Oregon State Police claim to have seized 30 pounds of heroin during a traffic stop in Southern Oregon.

CBS Seattle–07/11/2013

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Bellingham Man Gets 20 Years For Running Drug Ring

A Bellingham man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for leading a drug ring that trafficked heroin and methamphetamine.

CBS Seattle–07/10/2013

File photo of a person loading a needle with heroin. (Photo by MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Heroin Use, Deaths Up In WA, Especially In Youth

Heroin use and related deaths have increased significantly across Washington over the past decade. A new study released Wednesday say the increase is especially noticeable among people younger than 30.

CBS Seattle–06/12/2013

File photo of a heroin dose. (credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Suspect: Heroin Sale Intended To Pay Back Grandma

A man who said he intended to sell heroin to pay back money he owed his grandmother faces robbery and drug charges.

02/09/2013

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Man Convicted In Ore. Heroin Death Trial

A federal judge has convicted an Oregon man of providing heroin that resulted in the death of a 17-year-old high school student.

01/11/2013

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Police Seize Marijuana, Heroin In Anchorage Raid

Anchorage police say they have broken up a family-run marijuana grow operation that also involved heroin smuggling.

CBS Seattle–01/09/2013

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