Prescription Heroin Cuts Addiction Rates

Those given the combination treatment reported a better quality of life, compared to those given methadone alone. And although the costs of co-prescription were found to be considerably higher, they were offset by lower policing costs and reduced costs of crime against property because addicts were not breaking the law to fund their habit.






3 responses to “Prescription Heroin Cuts Addiction Rates”

  1. Jonah Avatar

    omg….prescription heroin??? are they nuts?? I remember when prescription marijuana came out.. now EVERYBODY’S smoking that shit.. it’s like its become socially acceptable… i can only imagine what prescribed heroin will do =)

  2. Rob Avatar

    Actually some European countries like Switerland and the Netherlands do perscribe Heroin and it has cut down on OD’s and deaths.

  3. Andy Avatar

    Yup. I forgot to include that in the quote – this is not in the US.

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