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Phillip Seymour Hoffman death comes amid rise in heroin abuse, trafficking

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By Steve Gorman, Reuters

LOS ANGELES - The apparent heroin overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman comes amid a sharp rise in trafficking of the illegal narcotic across the U.S.-Mexico border in recent years and growing abuse of the drug nationwide, federal officials said on Monday.

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