New York Times: Heroin epidemic increasingly in public view

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With heroin cheap and widely available on city streets throughout the country, users are making their buys and shooting up as soon as they can, often in public places. Police officers are routinely finding drug users—unconscious or dead—in cars, in the bathrooms of fast-food restaurants, on mass transit and in parks, hospitals and libraries.  After several drug overdose situations caused Christ Church in Cambridge to close its bathrooms to the public, members joined other community activists in a successful campaign to secure a public toilet kiosk in Harvard Square.

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