This week on Street Beat, host Syma Chowdhry takes an in-depth look at the drug problem in the state.

First she talks with Lt. Michael Shaw from the Michigan State Police about Bath Salts, K-2, Spice and the more traditional drugs that are available in the state.

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Then Felix Sharpe, the Division Director for Michigan’s Bureau of Substance Abuse and Addiction Services, talks about the dangers of addiction.

Finally Mark Garofoli, a father who lost his son to suicide after a multiple year addiction to heroin, discusses his son’s story and the bill he hopes to have passed in the Michigan State legislature.

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