Heroin and the Law
Heroin is an extremely addictive drug. Although it is very cheap and easy to get, people can develop extremely expensive habits. This causes them to steal, pawn their loved ones possessions and do other things for money that seem extremely out of character. Stealing, shoplifting, possessing heroin and using heroin are all crimes that result with jail time. Time served depends on the severity of the crime, the amount of heroin found on the person and the state they live in.
Drug dealers can even be charged with murder if their customer dies from drug use as seen in these two cases:
Contact your local police, legislator or an attorney for more information regarding heroin laws.