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Former actor speaks on his battle against opioid addiction at UNCW

Opioid addiction is obviously a big problem across the nation and here in the Cape Fear. The fight against it is also happening at UNCW.
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BCSO sees ‘progress’ on fight against opioid addiction

Almost three months ago, the Brunswick county Sheriff's office started the Anchor Initiative to save those battling an opioid addiction. Since then, they've seen progress inside and outside Brunswick county.
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Election, prescriber rules altered with new 2018 laws

New rules for elections and opioid prescribers are among roughly 20 state laws taking effect in 2018.

New Hanover County suing drug manufacturers, distributors over opioid epidemic

New Hanover County has become the first in our area to file a federal lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic.
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AG honors 2 locals with Dogwood Awards for devotion to fix opioid crisis

NC Attorney General Josh Stein awarded 11 North Carolinians, including two from our area, who have helped in battling the opioid crisis with Dogwood awards.
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Wilmington leaders approve seeking legal action if drug distributors are found liable of opioid...

The city says they will join more than eighty other localities from nine other states that are going on similar legal routes.
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Third annual Recovery RockFest brings awareness to addiction recovery

A community celebration was held Saturday in order to continue bringing awareness to addiction recovery.
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Wilmington and New Hanover County considering lawsuit against opioid contributors

Opioids is the leading cause of death for people under 50. That's the message delivered by a New Hanover County Commissioner today. That's why two governments are joining forces.

Places to dispose unneeded medications in the Cape Fear

In an effort to encourage the proper disposal of unwanted medications, New Hanover Regional is hosting a four-county medication disposal event.

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