Caleb Banta-Green is a UW professor and a member of the King County heroin and prescription opiate task force.
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Caleb Banta-Green is a UW professor and a member of the King County heroin and prescription opiate task force.
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We can't rely on methadone clinics alone to fight heroin epidemic

Bill Radke speaks with Caleb Banta-Green, an opiate addiction expert and a member of the King County Heroin and Prescription Opiate Task Force. Banta-Green wants to see access to medication-assisted treatment for opiate addiction expanded. He says stigma attached to that kind of treatment is a barrier.