The Brazilian government has been trying to answer this very question in its ever-growing prison population, which has doubled since the year 2000.
19% of American soldiers returned from Vietnam addicted to heroin. 95% of them recovered without relapse. How?
Personifying certain drugs as evil while calling opioid users “victims” points a glaring spotlight on drug policies that aren't really about public health.
Seattle has a new plan to reduce HIV, drug overdoses, and stray needles: it wants to let addicts shoot heroin and smoke crack legally in monitored spaces.