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Law enforcement ramping up efforts to fight opioid crisis

At a news conference Wednesday afternoon, elected officials and leaders of area law enforcement agencies shared details of the Monroe County Heroin Task Force, a law enforcement entity created to collect intelligence and identify long-term investigations in order to successfully ...

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Monroe County Executive announces Opioid Action Plan

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo on Wednesday announced the new wide-ranging Monroe County Opioid Action Plan. The plan includes: A lawsuit filed against companies that sell prescription opioids The creation of an advisory panel on opioids Coordinating data from various ...

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Opioid fight moving to the courtroom

The companies that manufacture and distribute highly addictive painkillers are facing a barrage of lawsuits for the toll their product has taken on communities across the country as the worst drug epidemic in U.S. history continues to escalate. Within the ...

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