On this week's encore broadcast of Mountain Stage, guest host Larry Groce welcomes Wilco back to the show for their fourth appearance since 1996. Also joining us is blues man Guy Davis, alt-folk singer and songwriter Peter Case, and Grammy Nominated songwriter and producer Garrison Starr.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The bill, known as Laken's Law, is named after Morgan Laken, who died from a fentanyl overdose in 2021. It requires students to be taught about fentanyl, heroin, and opioid awareness, prevention and abuse, addiction, community resources, substance abuse among young people, and how to administer opioid reversal agents like Narcan. The instruction will begin in the 2024-2025 school year.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Federal authorities are calling the emergence of fentanyl mixed with xylazine a public safety threat.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Former Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader speaking to David Adkins about her tenure at the Huntington Fire Department, public health, and response programs.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia is in the spotlight for taking on major drug distributors. But outside the courtroom, it’s business as usual as residents work to help their community heal.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion, Justice Department officials announced Wednesday.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, in the last two years, 2 million people in the United States misused prescription opioids for the…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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