Maine Drugs

All In The Family: Maine Mother & Son Charged in Massive Drug Bust
When you think of a family business you might think of a furniture store, a small-town car dealership or even a small shop where you build custom cabinets. Most people however probably do not think about a drug trafficking empire. According to WABI TV 5,, that's exactly what authorities in Maine uncovered while executing a search warrant against Leann Johnson and her son Jeremiah Therrien. The...
Augusta, Maine Applying for Grant to Help Combat Drugs, Overdoses
According to the Kennebec Journal, the city of Augusta, Maine is looking to create a program that closely mirror's Waterville's Operation HOPE, which stands for Heroin Opiate Prevention Effort. As states and municipalities around the country face an ongoing battle with opioids, substance abuse and overdoses, Maine continues to be one of the hardest hit when it comes to substance abuse and overdose
Maine Seeks to Expand Syringe Exchange Program to All 16 Counties
Amid a growing health crisis involving used needles, including 51 year-to-date cases of acute hepatitis C, Maine is looking to expand its syringe exchange program. According to US news, Maine CDC Director, Dr. Nirav Shah, stated that the cases of hepatitis C in Maine is “an unfortunate outcropping of the substance use crisis...