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Drug Addicts Turning to Retail Theft to Feed Habit

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Drug Addicts Turning to Retail Theft to Feed Habit

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Drug Addicts Turning to Retail Theft to Feed Habit

Drug Addicts Turning to Retail Theft to Feed Habit

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An increasing number of drug addicts are stealing high-ticket items from stores and reselling them for cash, in order to feed their drug habit. One town, just outside of Boston, is trying to crack down on such trade in stolen goods.