Alcoholism & Addiction

Ankle Bracelet Helps Ensure Sobriety of Patients in Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court

The Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court is employing a high-tech tool to help curb the occurrence of alcohol abuse and addiction among veterans by measuring for alcohol consumption through an ankle bracelet. The technology, known as SCRAM (Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor), was introduced in 2003 by Colorado-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc. The ankle bracelet, worn 24/7, samples an offender’s...

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