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U.S. Heroin Deaths Up 533%

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The number of heroin overdose deaths in the U.S. has increased by 533 percent since 2002, with officials attributing most of the rise to the drug becoming much more potent. What do you think?


“They should really make this stuff illegal.”

Amy Sinon • Clarinet Appraiser

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“This is why we need to educate kids about drugs, as well as a healthcare system that routinely overprescribes painkillers.”

Mitchell Adler • Ski Patrolman

“How come nothing good ever jumps by 533 percent?”

Stewart Kantor • Reptile Collector