Opinion: The case for decriminalizing the street sale of buprenorphine

Buprenorphine should be available to everyone who needs it, whether that's via prescriptions or otherwise.

Isolation and anxiety caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has fueled an already out of control overdose crisis. In 2020 alone, more than 100,000 individuals died from overdose.

With overdose rates reaching unfathomable heights, dramatic steps are needed to stem the loss of life.

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