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Heroin addicts to be prescribed the drug in Middlesbrough | ITV News

Fifteen of the most at-risk heroin addicts in Middlesbrough will be given the Class A drug every day – under a new treatment plan.

Full details have been revealed of the first programme of its kind in the UK – aimed at cutting crime, and helping addicts survive and recover.

The pilot will cost around a quarter of a million pounds – mostly from the budget of the local Police and Crime Commissioner.

Tom Sheldrick reports.

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