Editorial: Ending Jail Methadone

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Editorial: Ending Jail Methadone
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The decision by Bernalillo County's Metropolitan Detention Center to stop providing methadone to heroin-addicted inmates has a get-tough-on-crime as well as a cost-cutting appeal. But it could also have unintended consequences — expensive ones in …
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The ethical minefield of using neuroscience to prevent crime
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Some research has found the opiod receptor antagonist naltrexone effective in reducing cravings for alcohol among alcoholics, while other research has found it effective in blocking the euphoric effects of (but not craving for) opiate drugs, including …
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Plans are taking shape
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Heroin cases draw media attention because youth are involved. And yet … We need your help to put a stop to this. In the case of … We need to identify individuals who suffer this addiction and develop a strategy to help them, to give them courage …
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