August 22, 2016
To help save lives and combat the growing heroin and opioid epidemic facing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, state Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced two upcoming Overdose Prevention Seminars for local law enforcement, EMS, Fire Departments and School District officials in the 23rd Senatorial District.
August 2, 2016
Part 2 of highlights from Senator Yaw’s visit to the Antique Automobile Club of America Grand National Event, held this year at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport.
July 13, 2016
State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today addressed the latest report issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Philadelphia Field Division’s (PFD) Intelligence Program, which analyzed illicit and diverted pharmaceutical abuse in Pennsylvania, as measured through drug-related overdose death data.[...Read more]
July 12, 2016
JUL 12 (PHILADELPHIA) - Gary Tuggle, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Philadelphia Division, announced today that 3,383 drug-related overdose deaths were reported across Pennsylvania in 2015; an increase of 23.4% from the total number of overdose deaths reported in 2014.[...Read more]