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Harm Reduction Remains Controversial Addiction Strategy In U.S.

As part of NPR’s War on Drugs series, reporter Brian Mann looks at how harm reduction is used to help drug-addicted individuals stay alive. Despite the growing number of drug overdose deaths, there continues to be a backlash against the strategy.

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