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Heroin Pushed on Chicago by Cartel Fueling Gang Murders

By John Lippert, Nacha Cattan & Mario Parker – Sep 16, 2013 11:01 PM CT Bloomberg Markets Magazine The two Mexican couriers were hauling a tractor-trailer full of cash: $3 million collected for drugs sold on the streets of Chicago. Juan Gonzalez and David Zuniga were driving their rig through …

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Heroin use increasing on North Shore

November 16, 2012|By John P. Huston, Chicago Tribune reporter One day three years ago Meghan Murrin was a New Trier High School senior. And she had just died for a few minutes. Her increasing experimentation with illegal drugs had led her to heroin, and on Oct. 3, 2009, an overdose …

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Chicago’s Heroin Highway

Heroin is an opioid and is derived from morphine extracted from the poppy plant. Its scientific name is diacetylmorphine, morphine diacetate, or diamorphine. This drug is known by many street names such as smack, dope, H, black tar, and horse. The Chicago Heroin Highway refers to the Eisenhower Expressway. However, …

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