Heroin (left) and Suboxone (right) are both for sale on the street. Mara Zepeda/NPR hide caption

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Planet Money

Episode 391: The Anti-Addiction Pill That's Big Business For Drug Dealers

It's totally legal. So why do lots of addicts have to buy it on the street?

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