Heroin Replacing Pain Pills as Drug of Choice in Some Parts of Kentucky

Heroin replacing pain pills as drug of choice in some parts of Kentucky

Filed under: Why Is Cocaine Addictive

Police thought crack cocaine — which surfaced in the 1990s — took top honors as the worst and most addictive street drug available. Heroin is worse, said Jones, the Covington police chief. "The heroin on the street now is so much more powerful than …
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Brazil Ensnared In Crack Cocaine Epidemic: Sao Paulo Takes Desperate

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Digital Journal noted that individual hits of crack are cheap, available for as little as $ 1.10, and highly addictive, leading addicts to get high as much as a dozen times a day. The addiction crisis has created powerful drug gangs, a surge in violent …
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