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Monday, November 13, 2017

Fentanyl and marijuana
A Tennessee District Attorney is offering a warning about a new, deadly mix of drugs – fentanyl mixed with marijuana. DA Matthew Stowe says the mixture is being seen across Tennessee, and it is coming in, in vast quantities. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid used to treat chronic pain. On the street, it takes just a small amount for someone to overdose within minutes. The drug is easy to transport and difficult to detect, and there is no way for someone on the street to know if the marijuana is laced. Since fentanyl is so powerful, Stowe said that marijuana laced with it could kill more than just the user. “Marijuana laced with fentanyl can be extremely deadly and to anyone who touches it, taste it or smokes it,” he explained. “If it’s laced with fentanyl, marijuana can be the deadliest drug there is.” Agents have recovered the deadly mix of drugs from busts throughout Tennessee.


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Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • Consolidated Cocke County social services
  • Cocke County home destroyed by fire
  • Haney conviction upheld
  • Deer monitoring
  • Stargazing at Cades Cove
  • Lamotte murder

    Wednesday, November 14, 2018

  • Senior Citizens Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Newport City Council
  • Cocke County Finance Committee
  • Amazon coming to Nashville
  • Lee to review open records

    Monday, November 12, 2018

  • Classical concert
  • Sanderlin/Toby pursuit and arrest
  • Empower planning a tiny home community
  • Allison died of smoke inhalation
  • Byrd charged in Sunday stabbing
  • Commodity distribution
  • Gas prices

    Sunday, November 11, 2018

  • Allison fire death
  • Office on Aging Thanksgiving

    Friday, November 09, 2018

  • Cocke County School Board meets
  • Inmates Warren and Mantooth face charges
  • KCCB electronics recycling
  • After Thanksgiving hikes
  • Small/Johnson indicted federally
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