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Hooked (heroin Epidemic) #1075016

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 23, 2014
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(Studio: Lester Holt) A report on heroin in the US introduced.

(Bogota, Colombia: Mark Potter) The heroin epidemic in the US that originates in rural Colombia & then smuggled into the US featured; scenes shown from a helicopter ride into the remote Andes Mountains where heroin originates in poppy fields & a heroin deal in Baltimore. [Wicomico County, Maryland, Sgt. Mike LEWIS@- says heroin destroyed our communities.] [DEA Andean regional director Chief Jay BERGMAN@- talks about the heroin.] [DEA Baltimore supervisor Gary TUGGLE@- talks about the heroin business.]

Holt, Lester;
Potter, Mark

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