Drug court provides way out
But it's no easy out: It's 'more demanding than being in prison'
Crystal meth finding its way to ecstasy users
Education seems to be winning the battle against crystal meth in Leduc, though community members are concerned that dealers are now hiding meth in other forms to trick youth.
Drug addiction group plans international event
The group fighting prescription drug abuse in the Annapolis Valley is planning an international event to raise awareness.
Safe injection sites needed Canada-wide to fight hep B, C
Canada needs safe-injection sites in every region to curb the spread of hepatitis B and C, says a health-care coalition that is calling for a more aggressive approach to combat the diseases.
Corner store booze? Yes, please, poll says
More than 60% of Ontarians wish they could pop into their local variety store to pick up a six-pack of beer or a bottle of wine, according to a new Angus Reid poll.
Third of world infected with hepatitis, says WHO
New Report Card Concludes: Canada Must Adopt National Hepatitis Strategy to Fight Current Epidemic
BCCLA slams medical marijuana reforms
The federal government’s plan to reform Health Canada’s medical marijuana program is not dope, says the B.C. Civil Liberties Association.
Young drivers get message; few drinking
Young Ontario drivers have had almost a year to cope with the new zero-tolerance impaired driving law, which now states that drivers aged 21 and younger must have a blood alcohol level of zero.
Toward Patient Centred Addiction Care
Edmonton Inner City Health Research and Education Network provides physician resources
Column: Revenue Canada rolls illegal pot growers for taxes
For pot growers in B.C., the taxman cometh. Police are now working closely with Canada Revenue Agency auditors, who calculate how much money busted growers would have been making in their operations, and levy taxes accordingly.