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Buprenorphine Possession Decriminalized in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, the District Attorney’s Office has announced they will no longer prosecute people who possess buprenorphine, also known as Suboxone, illegitimately. What is Suboxone? Used as a drug that prevents withdrawal and overdoses, Buprenorphine is a drug used as Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT). People with an opioid use disorder often take the drug, overseen by

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Cincinnati Jail Offers MAT for Inmates with Opioid Addictions

Many people who live life in recovery talk about the alternatives to staying sober; jails, institutions, or death. In Cincinnati, a new spark of hope and resources within the prison itself are setting out to change these options. Medication-assisted treatment for addicted inmates creates hope inside of jail and can help inmates when they leave,

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Federal Agencies Have Been Raiding Suboxone-Prescribing Doctors

In Virginia, Suboxone clinics run by Dr. Frank Hyatt and Dr. Jianyi Zhang were raided by federal agencies in 2018, and both doctors have told the media they don’t know the reason why. The raids included warrants allowing the police to take computers and patient charts, which have since been returned. Frank Hyatt has prescribed