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Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is ...

wikipedia - 19 Feb 2018
Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is an opiate typically used as a recreational drug for its euphoric effects. Medically it is occasionally used to relieve pain and as a form of opioid replacement therapy alongside counseling. Heroin is typically injected, usually into a vein; however, it can also be smoked, snorted or inhaled. Onset of effects is usually rapid and lasts for a few hours.

DEA Adds More Technology To Its Fight Against Heroin

NPR - 22 Apr 2018
Former Drug Enforcement Administration official Mike Vigil tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro why adding more tech to the battle against Mexican heroin production is unlikely to do much. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us ...

wltx.com | $60,000 in Heroin Seized in Sumter, 3 People Arrested

WLTX.com - 21 Apr 2018
Sumter police have arrested three men and confiscated over $60,000 in drugs after months-long investigation in the city. In a statement, Sumter Police Chief Russell Roark called the heroin seizure "significant." Officers say on Thursday, officers ...

Drug bust: Philadelphia-Rochester pipeline shows demand for heroin

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - 19 Apr 2018
Philadelphia-based heroin supplier David Haynes had not finished his drive home when he got the phone call: The heroin that he'd just dropped off with a mid-level dealer in Rochester was completely gone. All $55,000 of it had been sold, reported ...

Sharon man faces heroin, drugged driving charges

Rutland Herald - 22 Apr 2018
SHARON — A report of a suspicious vehicle near Route 14 in Sharon Saturday night resulted in criminal charges for a 22-year-old Sharon man. Vermont State Police said they charged Clark Clogston with possession of heroin and driving while under the ...

Heroin Impact Project to target drug dealers

Arvada Press - 20 Apr 2018
James “Sandy” Winnefeld, a retired Navy admiral, lost his son, a University of Denver student, to an overdose of fentanyl-laced heroin last September. His story gained widespread attention through a piece published in The Atlantic, in which he said ...

Three arrested in Sumter for ecstasy, guns, $60000 in heroin

Live 5 News - 21 Apr 2018
Sumter Police Department Chief Russell F. Roark and Organized Crime and Vice Control Unit detectives called the amount of heroin confiscated “significant.” On Thursday April 19, the Sumter Police Department searched homes and found 4.2 ounces of heroin ...

San Diego alarmed by botulism cases among heroin users

Albuquerque Journal - 22 Apr 2018
He said it's the street drug itself that appears to be the problem. Investigators suspect that there is a supply of black tar heroin in the community that is infected with clostridium botulinum, the bacteria that produces the powerful neurotoxin that ...

NYC man arrested in Clarendon on heroin charges | Rutland Herald

Rutland Herald - 21 Apr 2018
CLARENDON — A motor vehicle stop on Walker Mountain Road late Friday night resulted in a Bronx man being arrested on charges of heroin trafficking. Vermont State Police said Joshua S. Rose, 25, was arrested and ordered held for lack of $25000 bail. He ...

Heroin delivery intercepted at McDonald's in Stamford

The Advocate - 20 Apr 2018
STAMFORD-Police say they intercepted a delivery of more than 100 bags of heroin being delivered to McDonald's on East Main Street in Stamford by a Bridgeport man early Thursday afternoon. Capt. Richard Conklin said officers in the Narcotics and ...

Buena Vista mom advocates mental health after son's heroin overdose

Press of Atlantic City - 20 Apr 2018
This story is one in a series following those who have lost a family member, friend or loved one to addiction. If you have a story you would like to share, send in photos and information to newstips@pressofac.com. BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP — Linda Rivera ...

How an Opioid Deadlier Than Heroin Became Off Limits for ...

Bloomberg - 19 Apr 2018
A powerful illegal opioid is causing tens of thousands of deaths, but a standoff between government researchers and federal law enforcement is keeping scientists from finding a way to stop it from killing. Overdoses from synthetic opioids called ...

Heroin, cocaine seized in downtown Danbury - NewsTimes

Danbury News Times - 20 Apr 2018
DANBURY - Authorities said police seized a “substantial” amount of cocaine and heroin during a recent drug bust in an apartment near Western Connecticut State University. Police said they seized the drugs in the apartment after an investigation that ...

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