North Dakota judge, others call for stronger efforts to prevent drug overdose

A long-serving North Dakota judge is speaking out in support of reforming North Dakota’s sentencing policies when it comes to fentanyl dealers. It’s opened up another round of conversation on the havoc the opioid addiction scourge is creating across the state. There were 131 overdose deaths in North Dakota last year. Get the full story

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Almost Watch: New Video Warns of Fentanyl Danger

  UND produced an excellent video on the dangers of fentanyl. Fentanyl is a new and very dangerous drug; it is responsible for several fatalities in North Dakota in the recent past. Watch this video right now by following this link. Commentary: This video is hosted through Vimeo which means sharing and embedding this content

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Bill Addresses Fentanyl Derivative

Legislators are acting quickly to tackle the Fentanyl drug issue recently reported by┬áhe Grand Forks Herald. Rep. David Hogue (R-Minot) sponsored the bill that would add the drug to the State’s most severe drug category.

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Police In The Valley Concerned Over New Drug:Powder Fentanyl

A recent overdose death in Grand Forks has police warning people about a new drug called Fentanyl. It’s typically prescribed for pain, but in its powdered form it is dangerous and unpredictable.

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