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Drug cartels saw an opportunity and flooded U.S. cities with cheap heroin, a common substitute.
But illicit drugs — heroin and fentanyl — have been driving surges in deaths since 2010.
Whelan said officers will no longer field-test heroin, in order to prevent accidental exposure to fentanyl or carfentanil.
An investigation is underway after cocaine and heroin were found in his vehicle that had been impounded when he was arrested on unrelated charges.
To prescription pain killers, heroin, and other opioids.
According to the village, Oak Park police executed a search warrant Aug. 30 at Austin Pantry, which revealed heroin, drug paraphernalia, a box of ammunition and fireworks inside the business.
Thousands more have died after starting on a prescription opioid and then switching to a drug with a cheaper street price, such as heroin.
Branch began to work with drug dealers in the area, and at 14 was holding half a kilo of heroin at a time.
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First Known Use: 1898See Words from the same year
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