Cocaine Prices Dropping, Purity Rising, ONDCP Admits

Troubling, from the ONDCP. First, the spin of the ONDCP is always troubling. Second, in the mid-1990s, heroin purity increased and price dropped. This led to greater use and experimentation among young people. Heroin no longer needed to be injected for any significant effect, it could be smoked or snorted, lowering the initiation threshold.