Pervasive misunderstanding of methadone maintenance:
From a fossil fuel expert comes the following: … the question is, does CNG (compressed natural gas] make sense right now or is it to petroleum based fuels what methadone is to heroine [sic!]” The author’s understanding of methadone treatment is surpassed only by his spelling ability. Sadly, his use of this analogy reflects - and also strengthens further - the bias against methadone maintenance as a treatment of unparalleled efficacy in response to a chronic, often fatal, medical condition. See the full article.