Monday, April 13, 2009


In Calgary, Canada, a methadone clinic serving 500 patients for years has given up hope of finding a new site when its lease expires shortly. According to the news article, “Even the superintendent of the RCMP . . . went public in the newspaper and said since the clinic has opened, crime has dropped.” The only other clinic in the area, run by the Province, already has 300 patients; it hopes to take over the displaced patients, but there is a likelihood of “a potential three-month window” when care will be interrupted. The clinic owner stated, “I’ve been doing this for 16 years and I’ve never run into opposition like this in my life.”
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