Is São Paulo's drug treatment program working?

Recent crackdown on "drug traffickers" may account for the startling drop in the number of addicts
21 ဇန်နဝါရီလ 2015
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Authorities say crack use has dropped 80 percent in São Paulo's notorious "Crackland" district since the implementation of With Open Arms ("De Braços Abertos"), a government-sponsored drug treatment program initiated in January 2014, reported a municipal government office in São Paulo. But there are reasons to doubt the initiative's reported success.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015