Drug use and addiction are severe, pervasive problems around the U.S. and the world. Unfortunately, while the U.S. is in the midst of an opioid epidemic that’s ravaging lives and killing people from all walks of life, many outlets glamorize drug use.
For example, movies and television shows often portray drug use in much less damaging ways than what it really is.
The glamorization of drug use in the fashion world that in the 90s it had its own terminology which was “heroin chic.”
It’s unfortunate that drugs become glamorized because they destroy lives and cause death, but what exactly was the heroin chic movement, and who were the heroin chic models that personified the term?
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