Stories about methadone


Washington County woman arrested after crashing car while returning from methadone clinic

By Rich Hewitt on April 03, 2011, at 6:19 p.m.
Discovery House located at 74 Dowd Road in Bangor.

Discovery House serves expanding need almost invisibly

By Eric Russell on Feb. 12, 2011, at 3:10 p.m.

California-based firm seeks to set up methadone clinic in Warren

By Heather Steeves on Nov. 18, 2010, at 5:28 p.m.

Brewer drafts medical marijuana zoning rules

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 05, 2010, at 12:02 a.m.

Acadia cuts free methadone to uninsured clients

By Meg Haskell on Sept. 02, 2010, at 10:41 p.m.
The Acadia Hospital no longer will provide free methadone treatment to uninsured, opiate-addicted patients, with hospital officials saying the high cost of the program is placing …
A marijuana plant grows in one of  two small growing rooms in Jim Fowler's home in Pittsfield. In March of this year, Fowler was busted by the DEA for growing marijuana plants, most of which were confiscated. Fowler who grows marijuana to alleviate symptoms of his degenerative disc disease, said he was unjustly busted, because he has permission to grown his own medical marijuana and is growing for several others. (Bangor Daily News/John Clarke Russ)

State picks 3 groups to grow, sell medical pot

By Meg Haskell on July 09, 2010, at 10:34 a.m.
Maine’s unfolding medical marijuana program took a big step toward full implementation on Friday with the state selecting three nonprofit corporations to grow and sell marijuana for …

Conference focuses on recovery success

By Meg Haskell on Sept. 04, 2008, at 10:50 p.m.
BANGOR — While the public is well acquainted with the stereotypes of addiction — broken homes, devastated families, unemployment, public drunkenness, domestic violence and other crimes — the face of addiction recovery is largely invisible.