Whitmire woman arrested after authorities find trafficking amounts of meth, heroin and cocaine in her home

Deputies in Newberry County say a Whitmire woman is in custody after they found a large amount of drugs in her home. Investigators say Teresa Ammons is charged with trafficking meth, trafficking heroin, trafficking cocaine, possession of controlled substance, possession and manufacturing of a controlled substance, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Heroin Overdose Deaths Have Tripled in 5 Years, DEA Says

(ABC News) – The Drug Enforcement Administration is out with a new report on heroin use in the United States and the news is grim. Deaths from heroin overdoses have spiked in recent years, tripling between 2010 to 2014, according to the DEA National Heroin Threat Assessment Summary, released this week. In 2014, the most recent year of the study,…

CVS to Sell Heroin Overdose Antidote in 20 More States

CVS is going to sell the heroin overdose antidote Narcan in 20 more states this year. It already sells the drug in 15 states. (CNN) — CVS said it will stock the heroin overdose antidote Narcan in Ohio pharmacies next month, the first of 20 states where it plans to expand sales this year. CVS is already stocking Narcan in…