In SW Virginia, Some Say Drug ‘Cure’ Feeds the Problem

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Suboxone, a mixture of the synthetic opioid buprenorphine and the overdose reversal drug naloxone, has become the go-to drug in the U.S. for helping wean people off painkillers or heroin. But recovering addicts, elected officials and law enforcement agents in southwestern Virginia say the drug is more menace than miracle, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch. It’s the most-abused, most-sought-after . . .

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