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Gloucester, MA, Police Will Treat Drug Addiction As A Disease, Not A Crime

Under the new program, addicts who come in to a police station with the remainder of their drugs and supplies will not be charged with a crime, but will be assigned an “angel” on the spot to walk them through the process of treatment, detox, and recovery.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 11, 2015

MA Teen Pregnancy Pact: The Conclusion

In June, there was a controversy in the news about a high school in Massachusetts with 17 pregnant students — four times as many as the school usually has. When Time first wrote about it, they interviewed the school’s principal, Joseph Sullivan, and he talked about how there was a pregnancy pact among the teenagers.

By: Catherine Strawn / August 13, 2008