Charleston-Area Heroin Use Trending Upward?

Charleston-area heroin use trending upward?
Another 19 people were rounded up on heroin and crack cocaine charges in a 2008 operation that targeted drug dealers in the Ardmore, Maryville/Ashleyville and East Side neighborhoods. A year after that, North Charleston police, working with the U.S … Read more on Charleston Post Courier

70 million Americans taking mind-altering drugs
Yet, according to a 2010 study by the federal Department of Health and Human Services, over 22 million Americans use illegal drugs, comprising marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants and prescription-type … Read more on

Actor's death highlights spread of cheap heroin in cities big, small
… an epidemiologist who studies substance abuse at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. “We haven't really seen something this rapid since probably the spread of cocaine and crack in the mid-1980s,” Hall said. Last month, Vermont Gov. Read more on Columbus Dispatch