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Burglar should’ve checked that expiration date closer

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CASHMERE — A bottle of morphine tablets dating back to World War I was stolen from a display at the Cashmere Museum’s pioneer village Friday night. But the person who stole the pills waited far too long to get high off them. “The half-life is such that, at 100 years, there would not be any drug efficacy at all,” according to Dr. Peter Rutherford, CEO of Wenatchee Valley Medical Center after consulting with his pharmacist. The pills do not appear to break down into anything toxic, either, he said.

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