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Vermont quits hypocritical, failed War on Drugs; plans to treat heroin addiction epidemic as health issue

via Vermont quits hypocritical, failed War on Drugs; plans to treat heroin addiction epidemic as health issue – NaturalNews.com.

Vermont quits hypocritical, failed War on Drugs; plans to treat heroin addiction epidemic as health issue

by J. D. Heyes

(NaturalNews) Vermont is taking a novel approach to its treatment of epidemic heroin addition: State officials are beginning to treat the problem as a health issue rather than continuing to pursue the failed policies of uber-drug-enforcement with little emphasis devoted to rehabilitation — the policy approach that best defines the 1980s-era “War on Drugs.”

It is the second “first” for Vermont; the state recently passed the first-in-the-nation law requiring any foods containing genetically modified organisms to be labeled, just like any other food product — a law that has since been challenged in the…

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