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Richard Ost owns Philadelphia Pharmacy, in the city's Kensington neighborhood. He says he has stopped carrying Suboxone, for the most part, because the illegal market for the drug brought unwanted traffic to his store. Nina Feldman/WHYY hide caption

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It's The Go-To Drug To Treat Opioid Addiction. Why Won't More Pharmacies Stock It?

It can be hard enough finding a doctor who prescribes buprenorphine, a medication used to treat opioid addiction. But patients also report difficulty with pharmacies that refuse to stock the drug.

Maybelle Carter joined with the Carter Family in 1926. GAB Archive/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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Turning The Tables

The World Of Maybelle Carter: A Turning The Tables Playlist

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The World Of Maybelle Carter: A Turning The Tables Playlist

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Richard Ost owns Philadelphia Pharmacy, in the city's Kensington neighborhood. He says he has stopped carrying Suboxone, for the most part, because the illegal market for the drug brought unwanted traffic to his store. Nina Feldman/WHYY hide caption

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It's The Go-To Drug To Treat Opioid Addiction. Why Won't More Pharmacies Stock It?

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The Olympic Stadium in Montreal was temporarily used as a migrant shelter in 2017. Canada has seen thousands of migrants entering the country from the U.S., avoiding official entry points and requesting asylum. Al Diaz/TNS/Getty Images hide caption

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Canada's Safe 3rd Country Agreement With The U.S. Draws Criticism

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