Moving the Needle

A new law expanding the use of an anti-overdose drug is cutting the number of heroin deaths.


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Two months ago, a heroin user overdosed on the Southwest Salmon Street overpass across Interstate 405, about a block from the headquarters of Outside In. Someone alerted the staff at the nonpr   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 BRENT WALTH

Police Find $400,000 Worth Of Heroin In $3 Ice Cream Sandwich Box

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Great Value. Indeed.That's a Walmart house brand, by the way.Backstory from the Portland Police Bureau announcement: On Friday, January 13, 2012, officers from the Portland Police Bureau's Drugs and Vice Division (DVD) were in the area of SE 92nd Avenue and SE Division Street following up on neighborhood drug complaints. DVD officers knocked on the door of 9230 SE Division Street, the person who answered ...   More
 
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 by Corey Pein

Hard Drug Holidays: Adding Up Portland Arrests Over New Year's

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The results are in from the holiday weekend. What follows is a list of the most-abused substances in Portland, as roughly measured by the charges upon arrest for people booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center between Friday, Dec. 31, 2011 and Sunday, Jan. 2, 2012.Cocaine: 18Heroin: 18Meth: 17Alcohol (on public property): 7Prescription drugs (unspecified): 2 These results don't show 39 charges ...   More
 
Thursday, January 5, 2012 COREY PEIN

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