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Our View: Utah’s increasing heroin problem

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Apr 15 2014 - 1:10pm

Utah has a real problem with heroin use. Utah's problem with heroin mirrors the rest of the nation.Heroin use ruins lives. It can also be fatal, as we learn from the heavy news coverage of the occasional celebrity who overdoses on the illegal drug.Look at these stats over the past generation: In 1993, the Utah Department of Human Services logged...

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Heroin use, deaths on the rise in Utah

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Apr 5 2014 - 8:40am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Some states, including Utah, are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative. A look at what's happening in Utah:THE PROBLEM:

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Local police say more pill addicts turning to cheaper heroin high

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff, The Washington Post
Nov 16 2013 - 7:43am

Prescription drug abuse has been a steadily rising trend for Americans, especially in suburban areas. Now more and more addicts are discovering heroin as a cheaper and less-risky alternative to pills for getting high.

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Our View: Utah’s increasing heroin problem

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Apr 15 2014 - 1:10pm

Utah has a real problem with heroin use. Utah's problem with heroin mirrors the rest of the nation.Heroin use ruins lives. It can also be fatal, as we learn from the heavy news coverage of the occasional celebrity who overdoses on the illegal drug.Look at these stats over the past generation: In 1993, the Utah Department of Human Services logged...

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Heroin use, deaths on the rise in Utah

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Apr 5 2014 - 8:40am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Some states, including Utah, are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative. A look at what's happening in Utah:THE PROBLEM:

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