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Charlotte's Heroin Problem

The U.S. is in the middle of the worst drug plague ever. More people now die from drug overdoses than in traffic accidents and Charlotte has been cited as city being capitalized on by Mexican drug cartels. Heroin is the drug they’re pushing and Charlotte has a problem with local OD’s skyrocketing, touching young and old, rich and poor. We look into the heroin invasion, its impact and why it’s happening.

Park Road Books is hosting a book signing on Thursday, June 4, 2015 from 7 – 9 PM

Mindy Miralia – author, The Hero in Heroin 

Christopher Lord, MD – Medical Director, Dilworth Center for Chemical Dependency 

Charles Odell – CEO, Dilworth Center for Chemical Dependency

Detective Paul Foushee - Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department