Heroin Abuse: US versus Afghanistan

flagThe Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Dr. Nora D. Volkow, identifies heroin as a highly addictive opioid drug having devastating social and medical consequences in our society.  She further notes that its consequences of violence, crime, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, and ill-effects on the environments of family, education and workplace cost our nation billions of dollars every year.  Continue reading