60 Minutes covered an important topic the other night: Heroin.
“Federal and local authorities all over the country say it’s the biggest drug epidemic today. Not methamphetamines or cocaine, but heroin.
You might think of heroin as primarily an inner-city problem. But dealers, connected to Mexican drug cartels, are making huge profits by expanding to new, lucrative markets: suburbs all across the country. It’s basic economics. The dealers are going where the money is and they’re cultivating a new set of consumers: high school students, college athletes, teachers and professionals.” – (Excerpt from http://www.cbsnews.com/news/heroin-in-the-heartland-60-minutes/)