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BIA told hold opioid meeting in Cass Lake

CASS LAKE—The Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold a community outreach meeting Thursday, July 12, in Cass Lake to address opioids and heroin use in the area.

The two-hour meeting will include information about the identification and effects of opioids, fentanyl and causes of overdoses, investigation and prosecution of opioid-related drug cases and ways to combat opioid abuse on a community level.

The BIA's Office of Justice Services' Division of Drug Enforcement will present the information and listen to attendees who wish to speak about the impact of the opioid epidemic on their communities.

The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the ALC Gym, 208 Central Ave. NW.