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(credit: Chester County District Attorney's Office)

West Chester Man Allegedly Gave Kitten Heroin, Choked It With A Rope

Authorities say the kitten was choked with a rope, was bleeding, and was given heroin.

08/05/2014

Gov. Chris Christie announced a pilot program that allows police in certain counties to carry and administer the drug Narcan. (credit: CBS3)

NJ Now Lets Police Administer Anti-overdose Drug In Some Counties

Some police officers in New Jersey are now permitted to administer a drug that counteracts heroin overdoses.

04/02/2014

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Delco Town Wants Officers To Administer Drug Reversing Effects Of Heroin Overdose

The Bethel Township police department wants officers to be able to administer a drug that can help prevent drug overdose deaths.

03/30/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in file photo. (credti: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Approves EMTs Giving Overdose Treatment

Gov. Chris Christie has signed a waiver allowing first responders to carry and administer medication to treat drug overdose patients in emergency situations.

03/21/2014

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Delco DA Warns of Potent — and Deadly — New Street Drug

It’s clinical name is fentanyl. About 50-100 more potent than morphine, it’s prescribed for patients with cancer-related pain.

03/21/2014

(Delco DA Jack Whelan, in 2013 file photo.  Credit: David Madden)

Delco DA Wants Law Changed To Allow Cops To Carry Anti-Overdose Drug

District attorney jack Whelan and the Delaware County Council want officers in their jurisdiction to be able to carry naloxone, also known as Narcan, a drug which can reverse a heroin, oxycontin, or other opiate overdose.

03/06/2014

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Police In Ocean County Being Trained On New Drug That Could Treat Heroin Overdoses

Officials hope it will help battle an epidemic of drug overdoses and deaths.

03/05/2014

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