California could be come the latest lab in a nationwide experiment: Instead of sentencing drug users to jail, what if you sentenced them to rehab?
New cash for the UK's growing drug problem is welcome. But help for drug users is skewed by the government's old drug war mantra.
“It's getting to the point where it's safer to go back to using street drugs. I won't have to be packed into rooms full of people.”
Gov. Brown vetoed a bill authorizing them saying "it would be irresponsible to expose local officials and health care professionals to potential federal criminal charges."
Some patients, however, have no other options.
The past year has seen a huge 30 percent rise in people under the age of 25 seeking treatment for the drug.
Less access to health insurance and greater income inequality fuel opioid abuse, researcher say
As if you needed reminding.
“Part of me can kind of understand where they're coming from, but most of me doesn't.”