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April 22, 2019
Kelly Jo Nelsrud
Second Grand Forks woman sentenced for role in fentanyl overdose
April 22, 2019 - 7:28pm
April 14, 2019
Daniel Vivas Ceron talks about his case March 29 at the Cass County Jail. He's accused of leading a fentanyl ring linked to the fatal overdose of a Grand Forks man. He says federal agents threatened to hurt his family if he didn’t confess. David Samson / The Forum
Accused ringleader tied to ND drug death says agents forced his confession in Panama airport
April 14, 2019 - 3:44pm
March 27, 2019
Naloxone, an antidote to opioid overdoses, is shown here with two needles and alcohol swabs. Forum file photo
Citing dozens of deaths, Cass County, Grand Forks city sue opioid manufacturers, marketers
March 27, 2019 - 4:49pm
March 16, 2019
Johnson & Johnson labeled `kingpin' of opioid drug epidemic by Oklahoma
March 16, 2019 - 9:09pm
Samples of pure drugs that could kill the average human - heroin, fentanyl and carfentanil, a synthetic opioid 100 times more powerful than fentanyl - at the New Hampshire State Police Forensic Laboratory in Concord.
Obama officials failed to focus as fentanyl burned its way across America
March 16, 2019 - 10:00am
March 13, 2019
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Drug overdose deaths decrease for first time in North Dakota
March 13, 2019 - 7:00am
Commentary: This is why the federal government will have a hard time regulating prescription opioids
January 13, 2019 - 1:39pm
January 6, 2019
'Culture of practice' explains ND’s widely varied opioid Rx rates
January 6, 2019 - 6:00am
December 24, 2018
The headquarters for Workforce Safety and Insurance, the North Dakota workers' compensation program, in Bismarck. Forum file photo
Burleigh County is an opioid hot spot for injured workers
December 24, 2018 - 6:00am
Richard Landsberger has been on opioid painkillers for years to treat chronic pain stemming from injuries he suffered while working for 38 years at a dairy. His job required him to lift and move 40-pound milk crates in a refrigerated storeroom. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Rx for addiction? North Dakota workers’ rate of opioid prescriptions 'consistently higher' than other states
December 24, 2018 - 6:00am
December 15, 2018
This killer opioid could become a weapon of mass destruction
December 15, 2018 - 3:57pm
December 4, 2018
Lt. Brett Johnson shows examples of opioids that have been found in Grand Forks, along with drug combatants that EMS has on hand when dealing with dangerous drugs. Joshua Komer / Forum News Service
Grand Forks joins lawsuit against opioid companies: Stenehjem advised against community action
December 4, 2018 - 6:07pm
November 28, 2018
Bismarck joins opioid litigation
November 28, 2018 - 10:56pm
November 19, 2018
At Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes, expectant moms testing positive for opiates has increased a percentage point from 2017 to 2018, roughly. Forum News Service file photo
Born addicted: As opioid-affected births rise, early treatment is key
November 19, 2018 - 7:00am
November 4, 2018
Joe Moran was addicted to opioids for many years and finally got clean through medication-assisted treatment. He is now a case manager at Dorothy Day House in Moorhead. David Samson / Forum News Service
‘It saved my life’: How drug therapy helped Fargo man kick opioid addiction
November 4, 2018 - 7:00am