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Barack Obama: ‘drug addiction is a health problem, not a criminal problem’

Speaking at a drug abuse summit in Atlanta, the US president committed to tackling heroin and prescription opioid epidemic with prevention and treatment.

Barack Obama committed Tuesday to take on America’s growing heroin and prescription opioid epidemic by devoting resources to prevention and treatment, rather than to the “war on drugs” policies of…

Source: Barack Obama: ‘drug addiction is a health problem, not a criminal problem’ | US news | The Guardian

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