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Hooked: America's Heroin Epidemic (Part I) #1071340

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 06, 2014
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(Studio: Carl Quintanilla) Report introduced.

(Tucson, Arizona: Mark Potter) An inside look at the battle against smugglers who are moving heroin into the US presented; scenes shown from Nogales, Arizona, where Border Patrol agents search for hidden contraband brought in from Mexico & Colombia. [US Customs & Border Protection Lupe RAMIREZ@- talks about ways of smuggling heroin.] [Former DEA supervisor Anthony COULSON@- talks about the heroin traffic.] Heroin statistics cited. [US Customs & Border Protection commander Gil KERLIKOWSKE@- says the epidemic crosses all demographics.] [Tucson's Cope Community Services Dr. Len DITMANSON@, recovering addict Ezekiel ALVAREZ - talk about addiction & treatment.]

Quintanilla, Carl;
Potter, Mark

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