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March 18, 2019
Minnesota agency reports increase in 'cluster of deaths' from alcohol, overdoses and suicides
March 18, 2019 - 10:15pm
March 16, 2019
Johnson & Johnson labeled `kingpin' of opioid drug epidemic by Oklahoma
March 16, 2019 - 9:09pm
Samples of pure drugs that could kill the average human - heroin, fentanyl and carfentanil, a synthetic opioid 100 times more powerful than fentanyl - at the New Hampshire State Police Forensic Laboratory in Concord.
Obama officials failed to focus as fentanyl burned its way across America
March 16, 2019 - 10:00am
March 14, 2019
Katy Cummins-Bakko vapes using a cannabis product to control the pain from her Ehlos-Danlos syndrome in her St. Paul home on Feb. 25, 2019. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Medical marijuana helping users combat opioids in Minnesota, but some doctors have concerns
March 14, 2019 - 3:14pm
March 13, 2019
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Drug overdose deaths decrease for first time in North Dakota
March 13, 2019 - 7:00am
A plastic bag containing fentanyl found in an envelope mailed to a family in rural Glyndon, Minn., discovered Tuesday, Feb. 12. The envelope contained 2.5 grams of the opioid.  WDAY
More than 1,200 lethal doses of fentanyl mailed to northwest Minnesota family
February 13, 2019 - 6:56pm
February 5, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz speaks with reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, after a conference call with opioid manufacturers and distributors. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz warns opioid manufacturers not to repeat 'lobbying blitz' on treatment bill
February 5, 2019 - 3:45pm
January 30, 2019
Minnesota Capitol
Fee on opioid makers to fund addiction fight gains ground at Minnesota Capitol
January 30, 2019 - 8:04pm
January 25, 2019
Duluth police raise alarm over wave of opioid incidents
January 25, 2019 - 4:54pm
January 13, 2019
Commentary: This is why the federal government will have a hard time regulating prescription opioids
January 13, 2019 - 1:39pm
January 6, 2019
'Culture of practice' explains ND’s widely varied opioid Rx rates
January 6, 2019 - 6:00am
December 28, 2018
Letter: Burgum brings opioid crisis to forefront
December 28, 2018 - 2:10pm
December 26, 2018
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Grand Rapids nursing facility staffer diverted 1,900 opioid pills, report says
December 26, 2018 - 7:15pm
December 24, 2018
The headquarters for Workforce Safety and Insurance, the North Dakota workers' compensation program, in Bismarck. Forum file photo
Burleigh County is an opioid hot spot for injured workers
December 24, 2018 - 6:00am
Richard Landsberger has been on opioid painkillers for years to treat chronic pain stemming from injuries he suffered while working for 38 years at a dairy. His job required him to lift and move 40-pound milk crates in a refrigerated storeroom. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Rx for addiction? North Dakota workers’ rate of opioid prescriptions 'consistently higher' than other states
December 24, 2018 - 6:00am