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County Suffers from Worsening Heroin Epidemic

County Suffers from Worsening Heroin Epidemic

Louis Krauss, News Editor
March 3
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Once a secondary concern to police and anti-drug activists in the region, heroin addiction in Lorain County is reaching record highs. Now, local law enforcement is grappling with the devastating consequences of addiction and increasing rate of overdoses. Oberlin Interim Police Chief Michael McCloskey...

Ohio Heroin Epidemic Draws Local, National Attention

Sydney Allen
February 19
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

In a heroin epidemic that is sweeping the nation, Ohio is the second-most-affected state. Ohio senators have recently passed legislation that will work to prevent and treat drug addiction and overdose. Over 2,400 people died from drug overdoses in Ohio in 2014. From 2013 to 2014, there was an 18.3 percent...

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