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New England Drug Addiction

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New England Drug Addiction

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New England Drug Addiction

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Susan Chisholm reports on a dramatic increase in drug overdoses in Portland, Maine. Like many places, Portland has seen a growth in addiction to heroin and prescription opiates such as Oxycontin. Now, police say the methadone used to treat opiate addiction is also for sale on the streets.