Private Stores Far More Likely to Sell Booze to Minors
Government outlets twice as diligent in checking IDs of underage drinkers, province's study finds.
Deficit woes may shutter Sask. detox centre
A small addictions services and detoxification centre at a hospital in Meadow Lake, Sask., may become a casualty of deficit-slaying efforts by health officials.
Boom lowered on Saskatoon's long-running 'beer nights'
The long-established Saskatoon tradition of all-you-can-drink beer night fundraisers has dried up.
Government of Canada Works with B.C. Communities to Help Prevent Young People from Taking Illicit Drugs
Nina Grewal, Member of Parliament for Fleetwood-Port Kells, announced today over $1M in Government of Canada funding support for three B.C. projects under the Drug Strategy Community Initiatives Fund of the National Anti-Drug Strategy.
Alberta teen's antifreeze death prompts call for minimum care standards
A teenager's death from antifreeze poisoning has an Alberta judge urging the government to bring in minimum care standards for drug and alcohol abuse treatment centres.
Fiorito: The needle, and how to ease the damage done
If we save one person from one illness picked up as a result of one — or multiple — addictions, we will save money.
Organized crime generates $120 billion annually: UNOD
Organized crime generates revenues of more than 120 billion dollars globally every year, with drug smuggling by far the most lucrative activity, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime said Monday.
Canadian Report: Investments to Curb Substance Abuse Paying Off
National efforts to curb substance abuse in Canada are seeing a return on investment, according to a recent report, Marketwire reported Oct. 12.
Support grows for inspecting private addiction centres
Opposition MLA demands government action on Taylor Argent inquiry report
Sales of hallucinogenic salvia no longer legal in Canada
Canada is no longer a safe legal haven for salvia divinorum, the potent hallucinogenic plant that is sold openly online and in head shops across the country.