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Tackling Opioid Epidemic: Legislators Mull Pharmacy Blister Packs, Mandated Secure Boxes

Monday’s legislative breakfast at UConn Stamford held by Communities 4 Action featured members from New Canaan, Darien, Stamford and Greenwich. Mayor Martin who lost his wife to cancer recently, said, IIf you think extra strength Tylenol is going to end cancer pain, then you’re confused. She was taking narcotics. She took less than what she was prescribed. But without it her pain and lack of joy would have been very difficult in her last couple of months.” Continue Reading →

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Frank Talk on Drugs Including Molly, Fentanyl, Heroin and Newcomer W-18

At Monday’s annual meeting of Communities 4 Action, a group of Mental Health and Addiction Services professionals, treatment providers, educators, law enforcement officers, and others, Lt. Conklin of Stamford Police said his department is seeing more Molly and other hallucinogenic synthetic drugs on the street. Also, he said W18 may be the next big movement, as it is more powerful than even Fentanyl, which is more powerful than morphine. Continue Reading →

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