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Police Allow Addicts to Turn in Drugs if They Seek Treatment

PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Heroin users seeking help for their addiction won’t be arrested if they turn over their drugs and needles to police under a unique policy launched Monday in the Massachusetts city of Gloucester. Drug addicts — including those abusing Read More

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Government to Place More Interest in Drug Treatment

by Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although President Obama has yet to declare an end to the 40-year-old war on drugs, he has placed the weight of his office on viewing drug addiction as more than just a criminal justice issue. Last Read More