The Science of Relapse

I am in the process of watching the HBO film clips of their show on addiction. The third one I watched was,“The Science of Relapse”,

Let me get this straight, we prohibit the manufacture, sale and possession of drugs for the purpose of keeping our populace from becoming drug addicts. Some say we have 23 million people that have some problem with drug addiction. Now the way to treat this drug addiction is to give them another drug.

This is very hard for the son of a Kentucky tobacco farmer to understand. I do not believe the prevention or the treatment is working.
Author: harold