Views:30505|Rating:4.73|View Time:3:39Minutes|Likes:105|Dislikes:6 The drugs come to Western Maryland from Baltimore, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and DC. And the heroin is strong. The Cumberland area recently had a death from what’s called krokodil. It’s heroin mixed with gas and paint thinner that literally burns the flesh off the body.
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Views:11295|Rating:4.22|View Time:1:17:7Minutes|Likes:129|Dislikes:24 President Obama participated in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Sanjay Gupta at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, Georgia on March 29, 2016.
Views:1257952|Rating:4.79|View Time:4:58Minutes|Likes:5752|Dislikes:253 In the second part of a “CBS Evening News” series on the heroin epidemic gripping the U.S., Jason Amaral, an addict in Boston, goes through his first day of rehab. DeMarco Morgan reports for “In the Shadow of Death: Jason’s Journey.”
Views:29878|Rating:4.94|View Time:9:54Minutes|Likes:1253|Dislikes:14 Each day in the U.S. more than 115 people die from an opioid overdose. Whether it’s by abusing prescription pills like Percocet or injecting heroin laced with fentanyl, the consequences can be deadly. Chris traveled to the small town of Greenfield, Massachusetts where a community is taking innovative steps to combat this crisis and break the addiction cycle.
SOURCES & FURTHER READING
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