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Pennsylvania courts struggle to intervene early with heroin addicts

The state won't pay to send addicts who have committed low-level crimes and have scant or no criminal records to drug court, which would provide treatment when they have the best chance, experts say, of turning their lives around. The state's Intermediate Punishment grant focuses on more serious offenders. [read the full story here]

Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Saturday, October 11, 2014

tags: Health & Medical Issues, Pennsylvannia



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