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May 16, 2017· Some people on heroin die because the drug was laced with something much stronger — like fentanyl. A few needle exchange programs give users test strips ...

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Apr 09, 2016· When prescription opioids started getting too difficult or too expensive to procure, people addicted to them started turning to heroin–a shift that’s ...

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Heroin's long journey to America's streets begins with the planting of the seed of an opium poppy. The flower's botanical name is papaver somniferum.

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Mar 18, 2015· A surge in overdose deaths around the country from heroin laced with the powerful narcotic drug fentanyl prompted the Drug Enforcement Administration to ...

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The New Face of Heroin. The explosion of drugs like OxyContin has given way to a heroin epidemic ravaging the least likely corners of America - like bucolic Vermont ...

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Jun 25, 2016· How to Quit Using Heroin. Quitting heroin means fighting for your life against an inner addict who wants to control you, own you, and kill you. Choosing to ...

Heroin laced with elephant tranquilizer hits the streets - CNN

Aug 25, 2016· More than 30 overdoses in Cincinnati on Wednesday and at least 20 on Tuesday are thought to be from heroin laced with carfentanil, an elephant tranquilizer.

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Jun 06, 2017· The powerful opioid fentanyl is far stronger than heroin — about 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. The deadly drug is a legal painkiller that's ...

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What is black tar heroin? Learn how to recognize black tar heroin and what the health risks in using black tar heroin.

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Oregon’s state legislature just reduced penalties for drug possession in a bill also intended to reduce racial profiling by law enforcement agencies.

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See how much heroin costs on the streets. The price per gram may vary, but the risk associated with abusing heroin remains the same.

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Letter from Florida. The Heroin Crisis in Trump’s Backyard. In Palm Beach County, where ‘sober homes’ trap addicts and scam insurance companies, the cure is as ...

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The epidemic of overdoses from pills and heroin has hit Staten Island harder than anyplace else in New York City.