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Heroin use has been on the rise across the nation and in Nevada. Law enforcement and treatment experts say more and more people start using the drug after they develop an addiction to opiate pain pills. Heroin addiction is one of the toughest substances to kick. A panel of experts will explain why the drug is becoming more popular, and where supplies are coming from.
Jeff Thompson, recovering addict
Kent Bitsko, director, Nevada High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
Dr. Michael Levy, founder, Center for Addiction Medicine