Free Naloxone Has Prevented 500 Baltimore Overdoses

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Over the past year, opioid overdose deaths in Baltimore, known as the heroin capital of the U.S., have increased by 54 percent, mirroring other cities. Behind this rise is fentanyl, an opioid 100 times more potent than morphine and 50 times more powerful than heroin, reports BuzzFeed. Whereas most street users might snort or inject 5 to 20 milligrams of heroin, bought and sold in little . . .

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