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The Common Cure For Heroin Addiction Is Also A Magnet For Police Harassment

With heroin addiction skyrocketing, methadone remains the gold standard for narcotics dependence treatment. Yet cops nationwide target heavily regulated clinics to turn vulnerable addicts into informants, with little public outcry, reaffirming the medicine's enduring, deadly stigma.

John Knefel • 4 years ago

The Controversial Answer To America's Heroin Surge

With heroin use at epidemic levels, harm reduction — a bold, long-contested approach to treating addicts — is gaining political traction. But are we ready to make it easier to shoot heroin even if it means fewer deaths?

John Knefel • 5 years ago