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MARIJUANA MAY HAVE BEEN LACED WITH FENTANYL, YARMOUTH POLICE SAY

By Colin A. Young

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, AUG. 8, 2017.....Police in Yarmouth used two doses of Narcan to revive an unresponsive man Saturday afternoon and investigators believe the man may have been experiencing an overdose after smoking marijuana laced with the powerful opioid fentanyl.

At about 2:49 p.m. Saturday, Yarmouth police were called to a home on Winslow Gray Road for a report of a medical emergency involving a young adult male. When they arrived, officers found a man without a pulse and not breathing on a bedroom floor, police said.


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