New law designed to fight heroin addiction

By Matt Porter | mporter@wcia.com

Published 08/07 2014 12:07PM

Updated 08/07 2014 12:09PM

ILLINOIS -- A new law will help fight the growing problem of heroin addiction. It lets a task force study drug use in middle and high school students. Supporters say heroin prevention must start early. Some experiment with drugs as young as 11-years old. The task force hopes to take what it learns to design better prevention programs.

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