Heroin Uptick in Mass. Sparks National Reaction – Boston.com

Heroin uptick in Mass. sparks national reaction – Boston.com
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — Drug addiction must be treated as a disease and the country can't arrest its way out of a heroin and prescription drug epidemic, White House Drug Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske said Monday as officials gathered to discuss a recent spike in heroin overdoses in Taunton.         Drug Addiction – Yahoo News Search Results

N.H. leaders say drug addiction is driving crime
CONCORD — New Hampshire's law enforcement and corrections officials agree an "epidemic of addiction" is driving crime in the state while taxing corrections and court resources. Drug Addiction – Yahoo News Search Results