Presidential Candidates Talk Heroin, But New Hampshire Lags Neighbors in Battling Drug Scourge

December 17, 2015
by Noreen O'Donnell
NBC News

The epidemic is cutting a wide path of destuction. Three hundred and twenty-five people died in New Hampshire last year. That is more deaths from drugs than traffic accidents, a statistic true in 36 states and Washington D.C., according to “The Facts Hurt:  A State-By-State Injury Prevention Policy Report,” a survey by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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