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# opioids

This year
Revenue sees 'significant' rise in Irish cocaine seizures while Europe shifts focus in heroin trade
No heroin found among drugs used in recent overdose clusters in Dublin and Cork, HSE finds
Naloxone will be more widely available after helping save lives in recent overdose cases
Last year
At least 40 people in Dublin overdose on 'very potent' heroin batch as HSE issues fresh warning
Pilot scheme will see people at risk of opioid overdose given relief medication they can take at home
All time
Pharma giant Purdue files for bankruptcy in bid to settle US opioid crisis cases
Pharma company that makes painkiller Oxycontin to offer over $10 billion to settle claims in US
The rise of opiates: How Ireland's 'broken' health service is behind a surge in prescription painkillers
One in every five young adult deaths in the US is related to opioids
Americans urged to carry overdose antidote in effort to tackle drug deaths
Singer Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, medical examiner says
Two million people are addicted to opioid drugs in US, with 90 dying every day
There's been a surge in the number of US babies born with heroin withdrawal symptoms
New painkiller is as powerful as morphine - but without the dangerous side-effects
Prince died from an overdose, says law-enforcement official