Baltimore Suburbs Fight Methadone Clinic Openings

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http://www.sunspot.net/news/health/bal-te.md.methadone18aug18,0,1439699.story?coll=bal-home-headlines Residents, business owners and elected officials in Baltimore's suburbs are mobilizing against methadone clinics, fearing that they will attract crime and drugs to their neighborhoods, the Baltimore Sun reports. The resistance comes at a time when heroin use a demand for treatment are growing in the suburbs. Nationwide, more than 1,200 clinics distribute methadone, which relieves withdrawal symptoms for those . . .

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