Category Archives: Opiates

Can Free Narcan Help MN Opioid Users?
Can Free Narcan Help MN Opioid Users?
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Every state in the United States has been dealing with the opioid epidemic. Some states, like Minnesota, have gotten more creative in their response in an effort to save lives.


Groups across Minnesota have reached out to citizens to help them learn how to save lives through a drug called Narcan. Organizations teach members of the community how to spot a potential opioid overdose and how to administer the drug to intervene.


Still, many people have questions

Need Help with an Overdose? Minnesota Won’t Prosecute You
Need Help with an Overdose? Minnesota Won’t Prosecute You
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Our nation is currently in the grips of an opioid public health crisis, with astronomical increases in drug-related deaths, most of which are due to opiates.


In 2017 alone, 694 Minnesotans perished from opiate overdoses. Sadly, many of these deaths would have been preventable with timely medical intervention. However, people are often reluctant to seek out emergency medical help for an overdose because they’re afraid of being charged with possession or other drug crimes.


They shouldn’t

Criminalizing Opioid Use? St. Louis County Has Another Idea
Criminalizing Opioid Use? St. Louis County Has Another Idea
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Category: Drug Crimes | Opiates


Most people are in agreement that opioid abuse is a major public health crisis in the US. However, how to address this epidemic is controversial. Traditionally, lawmakers have cracked down on penalties for drug trafficking and possession.


However, some lawmakers are realizing that these approaches are not effective for a number of reasons, and are shifting their perspective. Take, for example, St. Louis county in Northeastern Minnesota. They’ve recently taken a more humanitarian approach to the opioid epidemic,

MN Law Enforcement Officials Must Follow New Synthetic Drug Procedures
MN Law Enforcement Officials Must Follow New Synthetic Drug Procedures
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The United States is facing a public health emergency with the current opioid epidemic, and our state is struggling with its own opioid crisis as well.


In the last year, our country lost 64,070 people to drug overdoses – a 21 percent increase over the previous year. What’s responsible for the dramatic increase?


While drug overdose deaths continue to go up year after year for heroin, other natural opioids, cocaine, and psychostimulants with abuse potential, one group of



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