B.C. patients still waiting for controversial prescription heroin

Twenty-one hard-to-treat addicts in Metro Vancouver were given approval this fall to receive prescription heroin to help manage their dependencies – a treatment available in other countries but new to Canada. As of December 19, reports the Globe and Mail, the physicians treating those men and women had yet to receive the shipments of hydromorphone needed by their patients. Read the full story at the link below.

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