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Save A Life On National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

A national initiative aimed at saving lives allows residents to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs in a convenient and responsible way.

17 hours ago

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Free Synthetic Drugs Forum Being Held In Plano

Parents in McKinney just want to know how three McKinney teenagers got their hands on what’s believed to be called N-bombs, which is a synthetic form of LSD.

04/08/2014

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Heroin Use Reaching Epidemic Levels Across North Texas

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an “urgent public health crisis” and says first responders should carry with them drugs to reverse the effects of an overdose.

03/10/2014

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Drug Overdose Deaths Spike Among Middle-Aged Women

U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses.

07/02/2013

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Grandson Of T. Boone Pickens Died From Heroin Overdose

A Tarrant County medical examiner has determined that the 21-year-old grandson of T. Boone Pickens died from an accidental heroin overdose in January.

04/25/2013

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List Of Drugs & Equipment At House Where Teens Suspected Of Overdosing

Grapevine police released more information about the house where two teenagers were found dead, of apparent drug overdoses. Officers found the bodies of Southlake Carroll High students Kyle McNutt and Chase Nunez on Saturday.

CBSDFW.COM–01/07/2013

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Two Grapevine Teenagers Dead In Suspected Narcotics Overdose

Two Grapevine teenagers were found dead on Saturday morning after ingesting illegal narcotics throughout the previous evening, according to Grapevine Police.

01/06/2013