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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 - 11:51am
March 27, 2019
Naloxone, an antidote to opioid overdoses, is shown here with two needles and alcohol swabs. Forum file photo
'Huge profits resulted from these efforts': Cass County, Grand Forks sue opioid manufacturers, marketers
March 27, 2019 - 6:08pm
January 5, 2019
'Culture of practice' explains widely varied opioid Rx rates around North Dakota
January 5, 2019 - 12:03pm
December 26, 2018
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Grand Rapids nursing facility staffer diverted 1,900 opioid pills, report says
December 26, 2018 - 7:15pm
December 21, 2018
Richard Landsberger, of Bismarck, who has suffered injuries to both shoulders, both arms, both knees and his back from years of lifting heavy milk crates at work, takes opioid painkillers. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Rx for addiction? — North Dakota workers’ rate of opioid prescriptions 'consistently higher' than other states
December 21, 2018 - 8:31pm
The headquarters for Workforce Safety and Insurance, the North Dakota workers' compensation program, in Bismarck. Forum file photo
This North Dakota county is an opioid hot spot for injured workers
December 21, 2018 - 5:05pm
October 9, 2018
North Dakota tribes join 'historic' court filing to detail impact of opioid crisis
October 9, 2018 - 6:13pm
September 15, 2018
Panelists: Alcohol still kills more people than opioids in Cass County
September 15, 2018 - 7:00am
September 2, 2018
North Dakota first lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum will host the second annual Recovery Reinvented conference at the Fargo Civic Center on Wednesday. David Samson / The Forum
'It's up to me': North Dakota’s first lady talks about her recovery, in advance of Fargo addiction event
September 2, 2018 - 6:00am
August 20, 2018
North Dakota, Minnesota and other states have sued OxyContin's maker, Purdue Pharma. Cass County leaders voted Monday, Aug. 20, to independently sue the manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids. Forum News Service file photo
Cass County opts for its own lawsuit against opioid industry
August 20, 2018 - 7:21pm
July 26, 2018
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, right, is greeted after presenting law enforcement officers, from left,  Gary Sandland, Stacey Larocque, Michael Slater and Wayland Bad Hand with the Secretary’s Commendation Award in recognition of their life-saving efforts. David Samson / The Forum
U.S. Interior Secretary Zinke honors four officers who saved people from opioid overdoses
July 26, 2018 - 9:02pm
June 10, 2018
The use of naloxone became more prevalent in the Fargo-Moorhead area in 2017. The drug can counteract the effects of an opioid overdose. Forum file photo
Cass County considers joining opioid litigation but ND lawyers urge otherwise
June 10, 2018 - 8:09pm
May 7, 2018
Two more ND tribes file lawsuits against opioid industry
May 7, 2018 - 10:14am
March 30, 2018
The Blue Cross Blue Shield building in Fargo as seen Oct. 10, 2017. Forum file photo
Regulators to examine ND Blues' handling of behavioral health, substance abuse claims
March 30, 2018 - 6:28pm
February 22, 2018
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., stands up while addressing a group gathered to discuss opioid addiction in rural areas at the Hazen City Hall on Feb. 20, 2018. From left, Aaron Garman, medical director of Coal Country Community Health Center, Mercer County Sheriff Dean Danzeisen and School Resource Officer Michelle Anderson were among the community leaders who spoke at the event. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Communities big and small need a plan to combat addiction, Heitkamp says
February 22, 2018 - 10:59am
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