'Epidemic' of Heroin Addiction Facing State, House Committee Hears

'Epidemic' of heroin addiction facing state, house committee hears
Members of the recently formed Illinois House Task Force on Heroin heard testimony in Arlington Heights Thursday morning about treatment and prevention for what has been called an epidemic sweeping the state. This was the second of four meetings being held around Illinois to get ideas for legislative fixes that might help stem the growing tide of heroin addiction, overdose and death in Illinois …
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Three people linked in death by heroin, a longtime D.C. drug dealer and an addiction
Three people died using heroin sold by the same D.C. drug dealer, who is scheduled to be sentenced Friday.
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Ohio sees record high heroin overdose deaths
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012, the state Department of Health said as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and a public health crisis. The state says 680 people died of …
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