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Most Effective Opioid Addiction Treatment Banned From Majority Of Jails

09:20 EDT 4 Aug 2017 | Kaiser Health News

Much of the criminal justice system still takes a punitive approach to addiction. Many who work in corrections believe, incorrectly, that treatments like methadone, itself an opioid, allow inmates to get high and simply replace one addiction with another. In other news on the crisis: driving under the influence; answers about the epidemic; how health law repeal would hurt those fighting addiction; and more.

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