America's new generation of addicts
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America's heroin trail: A new generation of addicts

16 November 2016 Last updated at 01:59 GMT

America is in the grip of a heroin and prescription-drug epidemic. More Americans - almost 50,000 per year - now die from drugs than from guns or in car accidents.

Correspondent Ian Pannell. Filmed by Darren Conway, edited by James Reevell.

You can watch the Our World documentary: American Addiction this weekend on BBC World and the BBC News Channel.

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