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  • Judges Can Require Drug Users On Probation To Remain Drug-Free, Court Rules

    WBUR - 07/18/2018

    Leo Beletsky, associate professor of law and health sciences at Northeastern University, said the ruling is inconsistent. He said if Massachusetts allows the involuntary commitment of people to addiction treatment because their substance use is uncontrollable, then it’s not logical to say that someone can willfully violate a court order to remain drug-free.

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