In an effort to help drug addicts kick their habit, an Ohio municipal judge is offering medicated assisted treatment in his drug court.
Judge Fred Moses presented his case Thursday before a panel of Kentucky lawmakers.
In southeast Ohio, Judge Fred Moses overseas one of the few Vivitrol drug courts in the country. Vivitrol is an opioid receptor antagonist. Injected monthly, it blocks brain receptors from feeling opiate effects. If recovering addicts attempt to get high while on Vivitrol, they can not.