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County Cracking Down On Heroin

But...is this case is an example of a much bigger problem in the county. Hancock county narcotics agents say since Tuesday of this week, at least four individuals have been taken to the Hancock Medical Center in need of emergency…

Officials Worried About Opioid Abuse

State officials are worried about Mississippi’s Opioid problems. This after Governor Phil Bryant issues an executive order creating an opioid and heroin study task force. The state hasn't seen the dramatic increases in deaths related to the misuse of prescription…

Opioid And Heroin Task Force Executive Order

Governor Phil Bryant is issuing a task force to help combat drug abuse in Mississippi. The Opioid and Heroin Study Task Force will make recommendations to the governor of how to best fight drug abuse and prevent it in the…

Growing Heroin and Opioid Abuse Epidemic

Opiate and heroin abuse is a deadly, growing epidemic in this country. It comes just as the federal government is launching a new initiative to curb the opioid crisis that claims tens of thousands of American lives every year. News…

More Than 30 Pounds Of Drugs Seized

Following 2 separate weekend stops Mississippi highway patrol seized more than 30 pounds of drugs in east Rankin County. According to officials, members of the Mississippi highway patrol interdiction unit seized approximately 19 pounds of "ice," a purified form of…