'Good Samaritan' Bill Becomes Law in St. LouisProtects most of those who report heroin overdoses from arrest.
Nixon Signs Bill For More Access To Anti-Overdose MedicineResidents soon will be able to carry medicine to counter heroin overdoses without a prescription under a new law signed Tuesday by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.
Drug Blamed for Prince's Death Spreading on St. Louis-Area StreetsFentanyl, often mixed with heroin, is blamed for nine deaths in St. Louis County so far in 2016.
Aldermen: Don't Prosecute People Who Help Overdosing Drug UsersAldermen perfected the language of the bill by a wide majority, and it's expected to gain final passage soon.
Official Says Prince Died Of Opioid OverdoseTests show that Prince died of an opioid overdose, a law-enforcement official told The Associated Press on Thursday.
St. Louis Prescription Drug Database Signed Into LawWill work with St. Louis County program.
Local Doctors Recommend Prescribing Fewer Opioids After SurgeryThe numbers are staggering - more than 28,000 people died last year from accidental opioid overdose.
St. Charles County Man Admits Selling Teen Fatal Heroin Dose
Rauner Removes Medicaid Coverage from Heroin-Overdose BillGov. Bruce Rauner has returned legislation to the General Assembly that attempts to curtail heroin overdoses, fearing a burdensome cost to the state.
Local Artist Sells T-Shirts: 'Shoot Your Local Heroin Dealer'Brian "B Skan aka Headshot Louie" Stringer is using a shocking message with hopes to make a difference.
50 Arrested, Over 34,000 Dosage Units in Heroin TakedownSt. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar announced Wednesday the arrests of over 50 individuals in a major heroin takedown.
Police: Rolla Reports 6 Heroin Overdoes, 1 Death in 24 HoursJared Opsal with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse says this batch of heroin could have a much higher purity level.

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