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Heroin epidemic gains Congressional attention

The mortality rate associated with heroin overdoses climbed 39 percent in 2013, the latest year in which statistics are available. That is more than the triple the 2012 heroin-related death rate, according to Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner Jr., R-Wisconsin, who conducted a hearing on “America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic” last week before the House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Crime, ...

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