METHADONE DIVERSION IN ATHENS - WHY???
An article in an Athens paper describes the "illegal trade in the potent medicine, methadone." History and common sense teach us that black markets, whether in penicillin, silk stockings or methadone, are driven by demand rather than supply. So the question is: what is being done to ensure legal, clinically effective methadone to all in Athens who need it? For sure, making it more difficult to gain access to care within the city will only fuel the demand. Full story (English)