Why Heroin Is Being Used More Than Oxycodone And Heroin

Police officials are shocked by heroin levels on the street.  Not only are heroin overdoses happening more frequently, tests are showing higher concentrations of the drug.  Current trends show heroin as a greater death threat than oxycodone and bath salts. Users may be turning to heroin from oxycodone due to recent changes in formula.  The makers of Oxycontin and other prescription opiates recalled all the capsules that drug abusers were crushing into powder to be mixed with water for injection.  Oxycontin is time-released, designed to last twelve hours; by crushing it, users would get a better high.  The new formula,…

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