Addiction experts urge expansion of medical heroin program

The Canadian Press reported on a Vancouver addiction symposium featuring a presentation by Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes, a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health.

Oviedo-Joekes said people who are treated at Vancouver’s heroin-assisted treatment clinic stopped use of deadly opioids sold on the street.

The CP story appeared on CTV and Yahoo and a similar story appeared on CBC.