Dr. Scott MacDonald defends the use of prescription heroin at Providence Health Care. The spokesperson acknowledges the need for a wide range of services to help opioid addicts, but he admits a portion of the population will be lifetime users. Those who benefit from the program have been using for 15 years and have entered traditional treatments an average of 11 times. Meanwhile, Dr MacDonald also emphasizes the need for decriminalization.
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Date: October 22, 2019