NJ Prosecutor Warns Of Possible Tainted Heroin Ocean County's prosecutor is warning about the possibility of tainted heroin being sold in the county with a distinctive logo on it.
Philadelphia Health Officials Warn of Deadly Scourge of Fentanyl AbuseAccording to those in the addiction-fighting business, fentanyl is about 50 times as powerful as heroin but without the euphoric rush.
Officials Say 28 Have OD'd In Philadelphia On Heroin MixHealth officials in Philadelphia are warning about a deadly mix of heroin and the powerful narcotic fentanyl that has killed dozens of people in recent months.
Del. Officials Confirm First Recent Fentanyl-laced Heroin DeathOne case is confirmed and several more are thought probable cases attributed to the synthetic opioid.
Delco DA Warns of Potent -- and Deadly -- New Street DrugIt's clinical name is fentanyl. About 50-100 more potent than morphine, it's prescribed for patients with cancer-related pain.
Delco DA Warns of Painkiller Tied To 2 Recent Fatal OverdosesAuthorities say the prescription painkiller fentanyl is being converted into a street drug and marketed to heroin users.
Doctors Being Trained In Narcotic PrescriptionsThe vast majority of physicians find themselves caught between patients who need strong pain medications to deal with chronic problems and manipulative drug addicts just looking for a fix.
Police: Extra-Deadly Kind Of Heroin Being Sold In CamdenCamden's police chief is issuing a warning to that there's some potentially deadly heroin being sold by street drug dealers and buyers could put their lives in jeopardy if they use it.
Bucks County Doctor Faces Trial In Sex-For-Drugs CaseDr. Harris Newman waived his preliminary hearing and was held for trial on charges that include prescribing controlled substances in bad faith and delivery of a controlled substance.