Summit County, Colorado joins the ranks of so many other counties across the nation that have seen a sudden and drastic increase in heroin overdoses. Authorities believe this may be due to a purer product, possibly coming from Mexico.
A controversial practice in England involves methadone being given to babies born to mothers who were using drugs during pregnancy. Typically methadone is used to treat heroin addicts trying to kick their habit. The methadone is used as a taper to get a person through the uncomfortable withdrawal and detox period.