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Crimea side-effect: Addicts deprived of methadone

07 Apr 2014 1:22 PM | Anonymous
Every morning, Sergei Kislov takes the bus to the rundown outskirts of this port city for the methadone doses that keep him off heroin without suffering withdrawal. Now that Russia has taken over Crimea, the trips are about to end. "For a month and a half I won't be able to sit or sleep or eat," Kislov said. "It's a serious physical breakdown." Across the Black Sea peninsula, some 800 heroin addicts and other needle-drug users take part in methadone programs undefined seen as an important part of efforts to curb HIV infections by taking the patients away from hypodermic needles that can spread the AIDS-causing virus.   Yahoo.  Read More
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