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Agios Stefanos prison in Patras is the proud new home of the country's very first "prison" MMT programme, where inmates struggling with addiction can now be provided with proper treatment while incarcerated.
Two presentations given at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014), held in Melbourne, Australia, provide significant evidence that harm reduction programmes successfully prevent HIV infection among people who inject drugs (PWID).
Marin Kalchev is a multiple sclerosis patient, who uses marijuana extract to manage the negative symptoms of his chronic disease. He was arrested in April 2013 for cannabis growing, but was eventually judged not guilty by the court.