Fighting Drug Addiction With Marijuana

By  (@tedhesson)
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The mayor’s office in Bogota is considering a pilot program that would look to transition drug addicts from hard drugs to marijuana. (Doug Menuez/Getty Images)
For decades, Colombia has been searching for ways to treat people who are addicted to basuco, the nation’s version of crack cocaine.
Now, the country’s capital, Bogota, is considering a new approach: transition users to marijuana.
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