Tuesday, March 18, 2008

A NEW LOW IN UNINFORMED REMARKS ABOUT METHADONE TREATMENT:

Bill Aitken, a "senior Tory politician," told BBC-Scotland, "We have a very high proportion of the drug-abusing population sitting fat, dumb and happy on methadone," The barrier of stigma and prejudice facing patients receiving methadone in the hopes of leading a reasonably self-fulfilling, productive life in society has just been made higher. Scotland has no corner on the market of stupid politicians, God knows, but this example of stupidity is mighty bad. For BBC story,

http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/7299452.stm

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