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Narcan, a nasal spray that can reverse an overdose, is available for sale at many pharmacies without a prescription and can be obtained at no cost at seven treatment centers in Oklahoma City. | Photo Garett Fisbeck

Saving someone from a prescription pill overdose is as easy as knowing about naloxone

Saving someone from a prescription pill overdose is as easy as knowing about naloxone

Saving someone from a prescription pill overdose is as easy as knowing about
naloxone.

Close photo of prescription bottle for Hydrocodone tablets and pills on wooden table for opioid epidemic illustration

As the opioid epidemic continues, Oklahomans require better support systems

Mental health and drug dependence treatment options would help pull Oklahomans away from addiction.

Mark Woodward poses for a photo at the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, Thursday, April 14, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

420: Data shows marijuana isn’t Oklahoma’s problem drug

Though marijuana is a hot topic in Oklahoma, the state’s most dangerous drugs aren’t necessarily found on the street.

Heavy cargo

  Dean DeLeo — guitarist for veteran alt-rockers Stone Temple Pilots — has played all over the world. But only in the Sooner State can he get pancakes served by a fellow freak rocker and petroleum jelly enthusiast. “I love coming to Oklahoma. I love coming to Oklahoma City. I love when Wayne Coyne cooks

Bad traffic

Zule Farms in Lexington Credit: Mark Hancock The evidence that Mexican drug cartels are doing business in Oklahoma appears overwhelming, and while the state has not seen levels of cartel-fueled violence even close to that occurring in Mexico, the Sooner State does play an unfortunate role in the madness. Situated almost squarely in the middle

Is that the best she could think of?

U.S. Marshal Kim Heath said she learned that Contreras-Sanchez … look, we’re just going to call him CS from here on out, agreed? OK, anyway, CS was gonna make a break for it, according to NewsOK.com. And who should be driving from Las Vegas for his sentencing hearing but his lady love, Maria Jimenez? Hmmm.

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