BAD TIMES LOOM FOR PATIENTS GETTING/NEEDING METHADONE IN SCOTLAND
BBC NEWS (5 Feb) headlined - "
MSPs agree on drugs policy revamp. The SNP and the Tories have reached a deal ...
to draft a new strategy involving less reliance on methadone and a potentially greater stress on promoting abstinence." Scotland's parliamentarians apparently refuse to accept the consistent experience of many decades: a large majority of opiate-dependent individuals is simply jnable - for whatever constellation of reasons - to achieve and maintain abstience! How many Scots must die before this reality sinks in?