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Less than half of Maryland jails comply with opioid-addiction treatment law meant to save lives

March 13, 2023
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When people are released from prison or jail, the weeks and months afterward can be a dangerous time, especially for those addicted to opioids, such as prescription pain pills, heroin or fentanyl. Drug overdose is among the top causes of death when people funnel back into communities with diminished drug tolerance and often little support to help keep them from using again.

 

 

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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