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Dr. Michael Stein, a professor of health policy at the Boston University School of Public Health, spoke to Morning Edition about a new paper proposing that buprenorphine be available without a prescription. The drug is a less addictive opioid that, in low doses, relieves the cravings for stronger drugs.

This segment aired on July 12, 2019.

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