Prisons fight opioids with $1,000 injection: Does it work? – The Southern Illinoisan

SHERIDAN — U.S. prisons are experimenting with a high-priced monthly injection that could help addicted inmates stay off opioids after they are released, but skeptics question its effectiveness and say the manufacturer has aggressively marketed an unproven drug to corrections officials.

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