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NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 03, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Studio: Kate Snow) The spike in heroin use examined in the wake of the overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman; statistics on usage and emergency room visits cited; photo shown of a woman who was arrested in Vermont. [Mother of overdose victim Erik Christiansen†† Carol CHRISTIANSEN††- talks about Erik.] [DEA James CAPRA†- notes it is found with rich, poor and middle class people.] [Hazelden Foundation Dr. Marvin SEPPALA†- says tolerance builds up very rapidly.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Snow, Kate
Duration:
00:03:00

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