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DEA Official Blames Fentanyl-Heroin Mixture from Mexico for Recent Fatal Overdoses

By Victoria Kim

The fentanyl-laced dope plaguing the northeastern United States is being made south of the border, according to officials. MORE  

New York Heroin Market Growing to Meet Demand

By Victoria Kim

More than 35 percent of the heroin seized in the United States comes from New York, thanks to easy access and growing demand on the East Coast. MORE  

Heroin Deaths Continue to Rise in the Northeast Unabated

By Paul Gaita

While the rash of heroin-related overdoses in the northeast U.S. climbs, Philip Seymour Hoffman's death may in some small way help turn the tide. MORE  

An Epidemic of Heroin Overdoses

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death has shined a public light on an epidemic of heroin-related deaths that has until now been largely ignored. MORE  

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