Methadone might come under closer supervision in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators likely will debate proposals next year to slap tighter supervision on the use of the potent drug methadone, used to treat pain and addictions to illegal drugs such as heroin.
However, key backers of the legislation say the Legislature should leave up to medical experts the controversial question of whether methadone ought to be prescribed.
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