Winnipeg Free Press, 15 Sep 2016 - Price, availability, addictiveness appeal to young people, police say THE city's youth are fuelling a surge in methamphetamine use because it's a cheaper way to get a long-lasting high. In fact, "because of its affordability, addictive nature and accessibility, the methamphetamine user base in Winnipeg has increased significantly over a few short years, allowing traffickers to prosper," the Winnipeg Police Service said in a statement.
Toronto Star, 11 Sep 2016 - Hospital, former lab director point fingers at each other, deny allegations in proposed class action lawsuit The Hospital for Sick Children and the director of its former Motherisk laboratory are now battling each other in court.
The Daily Courier, 08 Sep 2016 - Free naloxone kits aimed at saving lives of drug users UBC Okanagan is now offering free take-home naloxone kits to help students reverse the effects of opioid overdoses. The new program is in response to the public health emergency declared in April by provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall over the increasing number of drug overdoses across B.C.
Albuquerque Journal, 03 Sep 2016 - Use of Marijuana Among Those Aged 55-64 Up 455% Since 2002 Smoking weed is often seen as an indulgence reserved for the young and the reckless: kids get high, in the popular imagination, but by and large their parents don't.
Kingston Whig-Standard, 16 Aug 2016 - A Napanee-area marijuana facility is now able to sell its medical product to patients in need, and a mother says her son is benefitting from the development. Six-year-old Gage is able to sit up by himself, playing with a few coloured balls and his iPad while his mother, Kelly, shares their story.
Vancouver 24hours, 15 Aug 2016 - Columnists Brent Stafford and Petr Pospisil battle over the issues of the day. This week's topic: Is the B.C. government responsible for protecting youth from drug overdoses? B.C. FAILING ADDICTED YOUTH
Vancouver 24hours, 15 Aug 2016 - Columnists Brent Stafford and Petr Pospisil battle over the issues of the day. This week's topic: Is the B.C. government responsible for protecting youth from drug overdoses? TEEN'S DEATH NOT GOVERNMENT'S FAULT
Portland Mercury, 04 Aug 2016 - For One Whole Day IT WAS the mid '80s, and I was living in the jewel of Northern California: Sacramento, where the only culture was the agriculture. I was doing my time in high school, trying to sort out all the things that go on during those golden years, particularly trying to figure out what was "cool." And that included cannabis.