The Independents

Heroin Epidemic? Not So Fast, Says Carl Hart

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As has been amply covered here at Reason, there has been in recent months a spate of anxious news coverage about an allegedly "staggering" increase in heroin usage. On The Independents last night, Columbia University neuroscientist Carl Hart came on to put these stories in perspective, and debunk heroin's reputation as a uniquely hyper-addictive drug:

Reason on Carl Hart here, including this Reason TV video of a presentation Hart gave last year: