Heroin addiction and death on the rise among affluent, women ...

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"A new survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found a startling trend in heroin usage in the US, with the rate of addiction doubling over the past decade for white people and women. There was also a 60 percent increase in usage among people with higher incomes. RT’s Simone Del Rosario speaks with drug policy expert Sanho Tree about the crisis and the response so far.

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