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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.
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Troopers seize $85K in heroin in Hamilton County

WCPO - 19 Jul 2018
CINCINNATI -- Troopers found $85,050 worth of heroin stuffed into the seats of a car during a traffic stop, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol. Donald Toran, 39; Justin Toran, 38 and Deandra Chambers, 33, were all charged with possession and ...
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North Clinton residents call for action to deal with heroin crisis

Spectrum News - 19 Jul 2018
“If people don't find those numbers staggering and eye opening, than that's part of the issue," said Sergeant Brett Sobieraski, with the Rochester Police Department and Monroe County Heroin Drug Task Force. "Because these aren't all 20-year-olds, ...
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Baltimore man could get life after 9 die in heroin overdoses

WHSV - 19 Jul 2018
BALTIMORE (AP) — A 24-year-old Baltimore man could be sentenced to life in prison in October after pleading guilty to a heroin distribution conspiracy linked to 27 overdoses — nine of them fatal. The U.S. Attorney's office says Karon Peoples admitted ...
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Man gets up to 15 years for fatal delivery of fentanyl-heroin

ABC27 - 19 Jul 2018
LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) - A Lancaster man will serve up to 15 years in prison for selling fentanyl-laced heroin to a Millersville man who died from an overdose. Shawn J. Stanford, 34, recently pleaded guilty to felony counts of drug delivery resulting in ...
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Baltimore man in deadly heroin ring pleads guilty

LancasterOnline - 19 Jul 2018
BALTIMORE (AP) — A 24-year-old Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to a heroin distribution conspiracy linked to 27 overdoses — nine of them fatal. The U.S. Attorney's office says Karon Peoples admitted Wednesday that nine fatal overdose victims and 18 ...
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27-year-old parolee charged with selling heroin in Elmira

Elmira Star-Gazette - 19 Jul 2018
A 27-year-old Elmira man who was previously convicted of weapons charges in Chemung County now faces felony drug charges as a result of a law enforcement investigation into heroin sale. Elmira Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit and the New ...
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New DEA Special Agent Talks Heroin, Fentanyl Priorities

KMOX (blog) - 19 Jul 2018
“Primarily the challenges here are related to the opioid crisis, the fentanyl and heroin overdose deaths, another issue is the violence related to drug activity,” he says. He notes that the St. Louis division saw fentanyl seizures increase by 1600 ...
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2 Arrested, Heroin & Crack Cocaine Seized in Plainville Drug Bust

NBC Connecticut - 19 Jul 2018
Some real good police work led to them getting the search and seizure warrant, which then led to the arrest today, a seizure of about 80 bags of heroin, 14 bags of crack cocaine, facsimile firearms and cash,” Murphy said. White and Williams were ...
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The Former Home of Heroin Has Become a Luxury Rehab Hub

VICE - 18 Jul 2018
This article originally appeared on VICE UK. It was the gateway to one of the world's largest opium trading routes, the place you came if you needed a hit: Chiang Mai, northern Thailand's largest city. Back in the 1950s, commercial production of opium ...
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To hell and back: Heroin addict's cross-country trek to get clean

PennLive.com - 18 Jul 2018
Travis Kerr traveled all the way from Harrisburg to California to get clean. It was the 25-year-old's second go-around against heroin. In truth, he'd been battling various addictions since high school. But heroin's hold was the real deal - literally ...

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