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Heroin Has Infiltrated The Hasidic Community

A 20-year-old Hasidic woman died of a heroin overdose in Brooklyn last month showing how even an ultra-insular religious community isn’t immune to the nation’s opioid epidemic. Read more

DEA: Bronx Drug Raid Turns Up $4.1 Million In Cash, 3 Kilos of Heroin

A drug raid in the Bronx initially turned up a lot of wood furniture in a storage facility and nearby U-Haul truck but Homeland Security Investigations and Drug Enforcement agents, armed with search warrants, soon found $4.1 million in cash and 3 kilos of heroin, much of it hidden in compartments inside the furniture. Read more

Florida AG Pam Bondi Calls Out Man Accused of Peddling Trump-Branded Heroin

“All I want to say to this drug dealer is, ‘Big mistake by putting the president’s picture on this.’” Read more

New Drug, Furanyl Fentanyl, More Dangerous Than Heroin

A deadly new synthetic opioid called furanyl fentanyl is being called more potent than heroin and harder to detect. Read more

US: Fatal Drug Overdoses Double From 15 Yrs Ago

Drug overdoses in the US increased by 23 percent from 2010 to 2014 and have doubled since 2000, according to a new study released by the National Center for Health Statistics. Read more

DEA: 20 Tons of Heroin Found In Afghanistan, Possibly The Largest Heroin Seizure In History

A joint U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, American Special Forces and Afghan counternarcotics operation in October resulted in an eye-popping seizure of 20 tons of drugs, which officials said was the “largest known seizure of heroin in Afghanistan, if not the world.” Read more

$11M Worth of Heroin Found In Tractor Trailer In California

Authorities said they made quite the haul when they busted a tractor trailer attempting to move $11 million worth of heroin through Victorville on Thursday. Read more

Heroin Is Making A Comeback To NYC, With Fatal Overdoses

Heroin is killing more people than people in New York City, highlighting a comeback for the opiate in recent years that has many in the US worried. Read more