Parents of overdose victim push for tougher laws in Kan.

The parents of a Johnson County, Kan. teen who died of a heroin overdose after battling an OxyContin addiction share their story with KMBC-TV. They’re calling for tougher drug enforcement laws in light of the suburban Kansas City county’s growing heroin problem. The article also discusses the increasing numbers of teen heroin addicts in the county, saying that in nearly every case, high schoolers who overdosed on heroin started by popping prescription pills. An accompanying TV news report is linked to the story.

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