Heroin epidemic worsens into 2016

By: Hannah Sgambellone ~Staff Writer~ The Midwest is no stranger to heroin. Of late, the news has been peppered with stories of mass overdoses and batches of heroin being laced with elephant tranquilizers, among other things. Recently, a photo of a couple who overdosed with their 4-year old child still in the backseat of the car has rekindled the conversation about the heroin epidemic in America. Cincinnati is an increasing hotbed for heroin overdose. From 2004 on heroin overdoses in Hamilton county have risen by 67 percent and the problem isn’t going away. The drug is cheap and common in … Continue reading Heroin epidemic worsens into 2016