Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force Visits Lower Shore

Maryland's Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force visited the lower shore Wednesday. The meeting, held at the St. Francis de Sales Philip & Barbara Long Parish Center in Salisbury, was the fifth regionally held in the state. Task force members heard testimony from officials and residents of  Caroline, Dorchester, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. As reported in Delmarva Now: One topic that was raised was the relationship between law enforcement and recovery resources. Gamble said in Talbot…

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Hogan Administration Announces Grants for Drug Treatment in Jails

The Hogan Administration has announced $500,000 in grants for drug treatment in county jails. This federal money will be used to treat inmates with addictions to heroin and related narcotics. As reported in The Baltimore Sun: The Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention said the money will go to jail programs in Anne Arundel, Carroll and Howard counties. It said an unspecified amount of additional money has been set aside to develop a similar…

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