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Oakland County Hosts Forum To Address Growing Heroin Epidemic

Sheriff Mike Bouchard says they’ve seen a 300 percent increase in the number of heroin-related cases in Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2014

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Heroin Use Up 300 Percent In Oakland County

Having seen a dramatic increase in the number of cases involving heroin, the Oakland County Sheriff’s office will be teaming up in the coming week with other law enforcement agencies to host a seminar aimed at educating the public on the dangers to teens.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2014

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Heroin Use Up 300 Percent In Oakland County

Bouchard says heroin use often begins as a replacement for prescription drug abuse.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2014

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Ann Arbor Library: A Haven For Heroin Users?

Documents show that Ann Arbor police have been called to handle hundreds of complaints, including reports of heroin overdoses, at the city’s downtown library during the past three years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

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Buying Heroin In Birmingham ‘So Easy’ Says Local Mom

“It was just very easy to go to downtown Birmingham, for $10 you buy a little packet and it’s all there.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2014

US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives for the screening of 'The Master' during the 69th Venice Film Festival on September 1 , 2012 at Venice Lido. 'The Master' is competing for the Golden Lion in the Venezia 69 section of the festival. (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/GettyImages)

Philip Seymour Hoffman Latest Victim In The Failed Drug War [BLOG]

A policy that focuses on punishment has never been the right approach, and never will be the right approach. We can’t kill or incarcerate this problem away.

CBS Detroit–02/04/2014

US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives for the screening of 'The Master' during the 69th Venice Film Festival on September 1 , 2012 at Venice Lido. 'The Master' is competing for the Golden Lion in the Venezia 69 section of the festival. (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/GettyImages)

Death Of Philip Seymour Hoffman Puts Spotlight On Addiction

WWJ Health Reporter Sean Lee spoke with a local addiction specialist.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2014

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Monroe County In Grip Of Deadly Heroin ‘Epidemic’

Monroe County health officials are calling it an “epidemic” — the proliferation of fatal heroin overdoses that continue to claim young lives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

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Detroit Man Accused Of Mailing Heroin Enters Plea

Investigators say the 30-year-old Detroiter mailed more than $38,000 worth of heroin to associates in West Virginia.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2013

Detroit police seized over $3.3 million worth of illegal drugs from a home on the west side. (credit: Detroit Police Department)

Detroit Police Make $3.3 Million Drug Bust

Detroit police made a major drug bust at home on the city’s west side Friday, getting over $3.3 million worth of illegal drugs off the streets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2013

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