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Obama to announce plans to fight heroin use

October 21, 2015
by Kathleen Hennessey
Washington Post/Associated Press

West Virginia has the highest rate of overdose deaths in the U.S. — more than twice the national average. That’s according to a report by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Nationally, the number of people who reported using heroin within the past year almost doubled from 2002 to 2013.

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