Former Surgeon General: Opioid Addiction Shouldn’t Be Treated As A Crime

ROCHESTER, NY (WXXI) – Treating opioid addiction as a crime isn’t an adequate way to deal with this crisis. That’s according to the 16th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. David Satcher, who returned today to the University of Rochester Medical School, where he completed his residency in 1972 and received an honorary degree in 1995.