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Heroin Roars Back Now That Pills Scarce

The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

One indication that the crackdown on pill mills is working is that opiod pills like oxycodone are now harder to find and a lot more expensive than heroin, Nicole Brochu reports in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

With Mexican drug cartels competing with Colombians to supply the Florida heroin market, the heroin is purer and cheaper than in the past, law enforcement officers say. They're calling for more treatment.