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Drug Abuse / Heroin #1095624

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 04, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman††’s withdrawal of money from ATMs the day before his death from a heroin overdose noted.

(New York: Vinita Nair) The increased competition among heroin dealers that is prompting them to not dilute the drug as much as they used to examined; details given about the spike in heroin seizures along the border with Mexico and the combination of heroin & fentanyl in Pennsylvania; the increase in heroin-related deaths in New York City cited. [New York DEA Jamie HUNT††- notes there is a marketing scheme among dealers.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Nair, Vinita
Duration:
00:01:50

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