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April 21 — The heroin epidemic in America is spiraling out of control, and there’s a grim connection between opioid painkiller addition and heroin addiction. It’s become a key talking point in the 2016 election, and President Barack Obama is dedicating more than a billion dollars to combat the growing problem. This Bloomberg QuickTake examines how we got here and how politicians are attempting to combat it. (Video by: Michael Byhoff)

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