Battle to place heroin crisis at heart of US election

Makeup artist Kriss Blevens, who lost her stepdaughter to adiction, gives an interview in Manchester, New Hampshire, on February 5, 2016New Hampshire may conjure up images of pristine winter skiing, crystal-clear lakes and summer hiking, but scratch the surface and there is a deadly war at the heart of the US presidential campaign. Across New Hampshire there were around 450 overdose deaths in 2015, up from 380 the previous year, say officials. While other US states are fighting the same curse, treatment in New Hampshire lags almost everywhere else in the country.

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