2014 was the year heroin became an epidemic. In Pennsylvania, emergency rooms, courtrooms and jails were filled with heroin addicts. Hundreds of community members showed up at town hall meetings and parents who lost children to overdoses started support groups. Pennsylvania joined dozens of states in approving the use of an antidote - naloxone - for overdoses.
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The Clean Air Council has looked the potential health impact of Shell's proposed ethane cracker plant on Beaver County’s residents.
An Indiana state senator has proposed a law that would block a medical provider from performing an abortion if he or she knew the choice was made because of a genetic disability or the gender of the fetus.
Well, legalized marijuana in the United States has put a dent in sales by Mexico-based drug smugglers.
So they’re pushing cheap heroin and methamphetamine instead, according to seizure statistics from federal law enforcement.
The brutal terrorist attack on the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris has shaken France and elicited fervent discussion around the subject of freedom of speech.
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