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Probation can set conditions however your attorney can go to the judge about the issue.
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You need to discuss this with an attorney. Is the drug prescribed as part of a rehab program? Have your attorney discuss this with you and your probation officer as to what reason for the prohibition.
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Three years is too long to be on methadone. You should have been able to quit using drugs after a year. You are just not motivated to quit and that is going to be something you must address with a lawyer in front of the judge.