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SUPPORT SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT and DIVERSION PROGRAMS
Non-violent drug offenders would be placed in appropriate treatment facilities, reducing the prison population and dramatically reducing state budget costs.
SUPPORT MEDICAL MARIJUANA
Medical marijuana has proven effectiveness in helping chronically and terminally ill patients. Improved legislation will allow doctors to qualify eligible patients to grow a small ammount at home, without any legal penalty to the physician.
SUPPORT METHADONE MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
Expand on a successful pilot program in Waterbury that allowed doctors to prescribe methadone in a medical office setting and dispense it through pharmacies to stabilized working patients.
SUPPORT OVERDOSE PREVENTION
Allow trained professional to carry and administer Narcan. Narcan’s only use is to immediately reverse the effects of a heroin overdose.
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