LA GRANGE – Roosevelt University's recent study found that Chicago has the worst heroin problem in the country, and to combat this problem Illinois lawmakers have passed legislation for a Young Adults Heroin Use Task Force, Patch.com reports. According to Patch.com,
"Illinois lawmakers have recently passed legislation to create a Young Adults Heroin Use Task Force to combat the growing use of heroin in Illinois.
The legislation, sponsored by State Sen. Kirk Dillard, targets what DuPage County State’s Attorney Bob Berlin and the Illinois State Crime Commission have called an "epidemic" in Illinois, according to a news release from Dillard's office.Dillard said a recent study by Roosevelt University found that Chicago has the worst heroin problem in the country.
"We continue to see evidence that epidemic has spread to the suburbs,” he said."
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