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Resource ID: #7327
Subject: Drugs
Source: Houston Chronicle
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Houston Chronicle studies social service agency budgets and finds the cost of crack cocaine in the city is reaching into the millions; the number of children held in foster care increased 37 percent last year in part because of crack; ambulance calls surged 49 percent in four years, and the number of drug-addicted babies placed in intensive care units jumped 700 percent in the same four years, April 1, 1990.

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