Ethical dimensions of vaccines against substance abuse

Nature Immunology
June 2012 – Vol 13 No 6
http://www.nature.com/ni/journal/v13/n6/index.html

Commentary
Immune to addiction: the ethical dimensions of vaccines against substance abuse – pp521 – 524
Michael J Young, Dominic A Sisti, Hila Rimon-Greenspan, Jason L Schwartz & Arthur L Caplan
doi:10.1038/ni.2321

Abstract
Promising advances have been made in recent years for a unique class of immunotherapies that use vaccination to combat substance-use disorders. Although such vaccines are potentially useful for addictions, they raise a variety of ethical and social questions.