Friday, June 13, 2014

Chasing the Heroin Resurgence

USA Today, June 12, 2014

"The United States is in the grips of one of the worst heroin epidemics in its history, due in part to a flood of cheap doses of the drug, which can be had for as little as $4 apiece, ordered on dark corners of the Web and delivered to your front door in the suburbs. In some regions, such as the Great Lakes states, heroin is deemed "highly available" by local police in more than three times the number of communities as it was just seven years ago.

Expansion allowed under the Affordable Care Act because the state badly needed the included federal help to treat an overwhelming surge of heroin addicts." Read more

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