São Paulo Expands Crack Attack: Daily

Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter

BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - The governor of São Paulo state, Geraldo Alckmin, said on Thursday that R$1,350 in government subsidies will be provided monthly to addiction centers to treat each individual drug users for six months. The measure is part of the state’s program to combat crack cocaine addiction, which is rife in poor areas of São Paulo, dubbed Cracolândias.

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