US Seeing Heroin Use Rising, Many Deaths Reported [VIDEO]
The illicit drug, heroin, is finding its way back into neighborhoods all across the country in epidemic proportions, and drug agents know why. Oxycodone, the once must-have pharmaceutical in pop culture drug abuse, has become too expensive for most addicts. But heroin costs about half of most drugs ($10 per hit), and with new additives giving a better euphoric high, it has become the go-to drug. However, the new additives are taking lives at a record rate. Popular actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman, is the latest casualty.
Maine is not exempt from the deadly drug. Take time and talk to your kids.
CBS News has the story: