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Senegal starts offering methadone to help drug users

Senegal has become the first African nation to offer the drug methadone to help users overcome their addiction.

by Nicolas Haque

Senegal has become the first African nation to offer the drug methadone to help users overcome their addiction.

This initiative is hoped to reduce the number of people sent to overcrowded prisons.

Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Dakar.


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