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Methadone: Lifesaver or Gold Mine?

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Daytona Beach News-Journal

Business is booming at for-profit clinics like the Daytona Methadone Treatment Center, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. While patients say methadone saved their lives, records show fewer than 2 percent of that clinic’s 1,800 patients have kicked their addiction. The ability to profit and that low success rate raises questions about whether the treatment is really best for the patient.