Brattleboro Vermont To Addicts: Stay Stoned!

I was stunned to see this story about the town of Brattleboro, a town in Vermont with a name famous for the rats that grew up there.
As an aside, my PhD thesis involved working with vasopressin receptors in the brain, and that is why I’m familiar with Brattleboro rats– a species of rat that spontaneously mutated and lost the ability to make vasopressin.
One would think that inhabitants of a town made famous over a rat would be on their best behavior.  But they behaved worse than their namesakes at a meeting intended to get the OK for a clinic to treat people using Suboxone.  I’ll let you read the article, while I get back to what I was doing when I stumbled across the article.  What a bunch of…
Ah, forget it.