Hooked on Heroin

Planet Money : #711: Hooked on Heroin Image
Planet Money : #711: Hooked on Heroin Image

Hooked on Heroin

Scoring a fix is cheap and today’s heroin is strong. But that’s just part of the reason why America got hooked. Today on the show, we trace the roots of America’s heroin epidemic with a dealer, a user, and a DEA agent.