Despite the trillion dollars spent on the drug war, the United States continues living with the epidemic of heroin use. According to the annual report of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health Institute (NSDUH), there was a significant increase in trafficking throughout the country. And additionally: the expansion from major urban centers migrated to the deep corners of America.
In North Carolina, dealers offer “special packages” to the noble residents of nearby areas of Charlotte. In the rich northeast, the Northern New England Poison Center has announced a burst of overdose cases in the states of Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire.
According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), one in five patients seeking hospitalization in public hospitals in Minnesota do because of an addiction to heroin or its derivatives.
“Heroin use is impressive. I have never seen anything like this before in the state. It is a relatively inexpensive drug with a high level of purity. And it is surprising the increase of cases in locations distant from Minneapolis and Saint Paul. They now appear in the more sleepy areas, like Lake Woebegone ” said Carol Falkowski, of NIDA.
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