March 29, 2014 Daily Poll

Photo Credit: Massachusetts State Police
Photo Credit: Massachusetts State Police

(WWLP) – Governor Deval Patrick has declared a public health emergency here in Massachusetts in response to the growing epidemic of heroin overdoses.

State Police estimate in the past few months there have been around 200 heroin related deaths.

There have also been a number of heroin drug busts in the past few months as well. A number of them have been right here in the Springfield area.

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