Six months ago, WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake examined the state’s heroin epidemic in a 15 part series entitled “Heroin, from Prescription to Addiction.” Now she checks back to see what, if any progress has been made.
The illegal drug market in the U.S. is estimated to be between $400 and $500 billion a year, and that’s on the conservative side. In part 7 of her week-long series, WBZ’s Mary Blake has a dealer’s perspective.
Efforts to tackle the state’s drug addiction epidemic are being made on several fronts.
One by one, high-profile Massachusetts Republicans are bowing out of the special election for John Kerry’s U.S. Senate seat, leaving the party in search of a candidate capable of giving the Democrats a run for their money.
The Republican National Convention is over and Mitt Romney has left Tampa to hit the campaign trail.