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Heroin abuse at 'epidemic' level in South Florida -drug report

Thursday, 30 January 2014

MIAMI (Reuters) - A high-profile law enforcement crackdown on prescription painkiller abuse in Florida has addicts turning increasingly to heroin, resulting in the highest number of overdose deaths and hospitalizations in recent years, a report on drug abuse said.
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Source: KSTP-TV Minneapolis, MN - on January 29, 2014

News video: Hundreds Turn Out to Forum to Fight Heroin Abuse in Anoka Co

Hundreds Turn Out to Forum to Fight Heroin Abuse in Anoka Co

Hundreds of people showed up to the first forum to fight heroin abuse in Anoka County. The sheriff's office, teen challenge and parents who have lost kids to overdose were there. These three meetings come during an overdose epidemic in the Twin Cities.

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