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The so-called opioid epidemic in Maryland is literally overwhelming the State Medical Examiner’s officer, according to a recent report, which could cause the office to lose accreditation. We’ll have a full report, including insights from Israel Cason, founder of, “I Can’t, We Can,” the addiction recovery facility.

These stories and much more on AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Monday through Friday, 5-7 p.m.