heroin http://wfae.org en Four Pounds Of Heroin Seized In Lancaster Co. http://wfae.org/post/four-pounds-heroin-seized-lancaster-co <p>A tip from Charlotte police to Lancaster authorities led to the seizure of four pounds of heroin valued at half a million dollars.</p><p>South Carolina Law Enforcement Division chief Mark Keel says the high price of opiate-based prescription painkillers like oxycotin is making heroin more popular.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:31:13 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 44832 at http://wfae.org Four Pounds Of Heroin Seized In Lancaster Co. Heroin Use On The Rise Among Charlotte's Affluent http://wfae.org/post/heroin-use-rise-among-charlottes-affluent <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Black tar heroin is a crude and relatively cheap form of one of the world’s most addictive drugs, and its use is on the rise in Charlotte. </span>CMPD<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has said that Charlotte is in the top five in the nation for black tar heroin. Carolinas Healthcare System recently conducted a study of the heroin users in its care, and it might surprise you who they are. </span>WFAE’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Ben Bradford spoke with Robert Martin, the director of substance abuse services for Carolinas Healthcare System.</span></p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:29:56 +0000 Ben Bradford 26063 at http://wfae.org Heroin Use On The Rise Among Charlotte's Affluent