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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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Saturday, January 20, 2018

  • Carpenter receives lengthy prison term
  • Jefferson Circuit guilty pleas
  • Smoking costs are high
  • Haslam appoints water committee
  • Newport Home grant

    Thursday, January 18, 2018

  • No school
  • Fine shooting incident
  • Tennessee lottery celebrating 14 years
  • Brooks backs off school vouchers
  • Southerland appointed to committees
  • Voting procedures in Tennessee are secure
  • Smoky Park camping fees to increase
  • Alzheimer research initiative announced

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018

  • Cocke Juvenile Court
  • No Cocke County school
  • Closings
  • Weather update
  • Cocke Circuit arrest warrants issued
  • Abbott charged
  • Bond scam
  • TBI has been dipping into it's Rainy Day Fund.

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

  • No Wednesday school in Cocke County
  • Please conserve power
  • EDC wants input
  • Cushman faces new charges
  • Gas prices
  • School closings

    Monday, January 15, 2018

  • No school in Cocke County
  • Arrowood arrest
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Day
  • Valentine is the new rescue squad Capyain
  • Family of four die in West Tennessee home fire
  • 250K Tree Day in Tennessee
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