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Benefits from treating heroin addiction with heroin: Switzerland

See on Scoop.itDrugs, Society and Human Rights

The Swiss experience with heroin and drug policy reform can be generalised to offer a number of important lessons:

i) Programmes must be based on scientific-evidence and research and not ideological statements;

ii) Public education is vital on drugs and drug policy;

iii) All programmes should be open to independent non-governmental review;

iv) Judicial and health approaches must be co-ordinated.

See on reformdrugpolicy.com

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