On-site heroin urged for chronic addicts

published on May 28, 2010 in CBC News

Supervised medical treatment with heroin leads to significantly lower use of street heroin by chronic addicts than does injected or oral methadone, according to a study to be published Friday in the medical journal, Lancet.

The randomized controlled trial involved heroin addicts who were receiving conventional oral methadone treatment but continued to inject street heroin regularly… More >>

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