Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Heroin Use On Rise Among Teens In Delco

My Fox Philly (Philadelphia, PA) May 25  

"Heroin was a problem once limited to the worst neighborhoods of Philadelphia. Now, a cheaper and more addictive form of heroin has now moved into suburbia – and cops are fighting to keep teens off of the deadly drug…Claudia reports heroin is more affordable than oxycontin or vicodin – and easier to find. Ridley Police tell Fox 29 that the Philadelphia area is getting flooded with heroin. The price? Fifteen bags for $100. One oxycontin pill costs approximately $50…Police worry that, with the summer approaching, kids will have more time on their hands to go into the parks, attend parties and get into trouble.”
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