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Canada’s Bold Steps to Reduce Opioid Overdoses

Clip: Season 45 Episode 12 | 6m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

Supervised injection sites—like the one in Vancouver, Canada—offer people a safer place to use, often helping those with a long history of addiction who don’t respond to oral treatments like methadone and Suboxone.

Aired: 09/25/18

Rating: NR

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