Heroin Epidemic and the Impact of Medical Marijuana

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?



  • Colleen Barry - Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
  • Sam Quinones - journalist and author of “The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth” - @samquinones7