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Healing The Heroin Epidemic

WMDT's Emily Lampa sat down with law enforcement, lawmakers and drug court officials to take a look at the growing epidemic of heroin across Delmarva. In her five-part series, she looks at the issue and unveils insight into the escalating problem.

Tune in to WMDT 47 News all this week to catch her five part-series, then check back here for more information.

Stopping The Scourge Of Heroin On Delmarva: Part 5

WMDT 47 NEWS - Prescription pills and heroin abuse are major problems not just on Delmarva but all over the country. WMDT wraps up this special report with an important warning for parents everywhere.

Stopping The Scourge Of Heroin On Delmarva: Part 4

WMDT 47 NEWS - Drug enforcement is just one part of dealing with the heroin problem on Delmarva, and by the time officers get involved in the process, experts say getting someone help for the addition

Stopping The Scourge Of Heroin On Delmarva: Part 3

WMDT 47 NEWS - Heroin is here on the Delmarva Peninsula, and how it's getting here is not what you might expect. In Part 3 of our special report, undercover detectives from the Maryland State Police, the

Stopping The Scourge Of Heroin On Delmarva: Part 2

WMDT 47 NEWS - A special task force in Worcester County called "Operation: Circle Of Trust" is now actively working to take down heroin dealers and users. But they admit they're noticing a troubling new

Stopping The Scourge Of Heroin On Delmarva: Part 1

WMDT 47 NEWS - Heroin abuse is an escalating issue on Delmarva, a reflection of what's happening all over the country. "This is a horrific drug," states Beau Oglesby, State's Attorney for Worcester County,

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