Vermont, Rhode Island decriminalized a lifesaving opioid treatment. Should Massachusetts?

From:  The Berkshire Eagle

BURLINGTON, Vt. — “Most of the people who come through the doors of Community Health Centers of Burlington addicted to opioids and looking for help already have tried the most effective medication the center has to offer: Suboxone.

Until recently, many were breaking the law by obtaining the drug without a prescription, taking it not to get high, but to treat their own opioid use disorder.”

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