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Heroin use in Colorado spikes
DENVER -- A new report released Wednesday details heroin usage, overdose and treatment data in Colorado. It documents the alarming increase in heroin related death and disease in our state and includes a survey of more than 700 users. The report shows from 2011 to 2015 the number or heroin related deaths doubled. The number of heroin seizures increased 2,035 percent, and the number of hepatitis C cases in young people who may have shared needles increased 80 percent.