Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Heroin Widespread in Norwich

Teen members of the Greater Norwich Anti-Bullying Coalition told members of the city council that heroin "is cheap and easy to find on the streets of Norwich, and city and school officials are largely unaware of it." One of the teens told the city officials the they are "equally concerned that teenagers are becoming over-medicated with pharmaceuticals for behavioral disorders, creating a culture of drug use." Tammy Lanier, a local probation officer, noted that such addiction is not limited to teens, and that "adult professionals in the community have turned to heroin after they could no longer obtain the prescribed drugs." Read more.

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