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To Combat Meth, California Will Try A Bold Treatment: Pay Drug Users To Stop Using

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Contingency management incentivizes drug users with money or gift cards to stay off drugs. (Shutterstock)
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As overdoses and public health costs related to meth and cocaine continue to spiral in California, state officials are desperate for more effective treatment options and are considering contingency management which incentivizes drug users with money or gift cards to stay off drugs.

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