Heroin Epidemic and the Impact of Medical Marijuana

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The country is in the midst of an epidemic. Not measles or the flu, but heroin addiction. The rate of heroin use among women doubled over a decade, according to a new study published this week. It has also more than doubled among whites, and it grew 60% among middle-class households. What’s next in the heroin epidemic?

Credits

Guests:
Colleen Barry - Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Sam Quinones - journalist and independent producer - @samquinones7

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath