The number of heroin deaths in the state marked the most since 2000, when there were 131.
Meanwhile, deaths stemming from the use of cocaine, methamphetamine and the combination of the three drugs were down.
READ – the rest of Heroin kills more Oregonians in 2009 than cocaine and meth combined
READ – Prying heroin’s grip loose, editorial, The Oregonian, April 5, 2010
READ – Heroin deaths spike as medical examiner tallies Oregon drug deaths, KATU.com, April 5, 2010
READ – Reed College addresses heroin deaths, KGW.com, April 5, 2010
READ – Heroin says hello to a new generation, The Oregonian, June 22, 2008
READ – Oregon’s drug problem: Social programs, schools can help beat addiction, guest editorial by Dwight C. Holton, U.S. attorney for Oregon, March 13, 2010
READ – the state medical examiner’s report on illegal drug-related deaths (heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine) in 2009.
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