More checks of prescription database, reviews of deaths, medical treatment of addiction and expanded police use of overdose drug proposed. Building on Delaware’s efforts in recent years to combat prescription painkiller and heroin abuse, a plan released Thursday recommends that regulations governing prescription dispensing become more stringent, that deaths from opiates and heroin be reviewed […]
WILMINGTON, DE – Members of a heroin distribution organization, involving inmates in the Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution and members in the Swanwyck and Collins Park areas of New Castle, received sentences for charges including drug trafficking, racketeering, and conspiracy The leader of the crime ring, Irene Hollis, 35, of New Castle pled guilty to Tier […]
Governor Markell Signs Bill Authorizing Law Enforcement to Carry, Administer Anti-Overdose Medication
Joined by elected officials, law enforcement officers, first responders, non-profit leaders, and families who have lost loved ones to drug overdoses, Governor Markell signed legislation authorizing law enforcement officers to carry Naloxone, a prescription drug that counteracts the effects of opioid-related overdoses.