Montreal Public Health issues warning after fatal overdose from fentanyl-laced cocaine

Source : Montreal Public Health issues warning after fatal overdose from fentanyl-laced cocaine | CBC Montreal Public Health is warning recreational drug users to be careful after cocaine spiked with fentanyl was discovered in the city earlier this month. Dr. Carole Morissette, the medical chief for Montreal Public Health, said one person ...

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Here’s how a U.S. federal marijuana crackdown could affect Canada

Source : https://globalnews.ca/news/3945417/us-federal-marijuana-crackdown-and-canada/   On New Year’s Day, California became the latest — and most populous — U.S. state to legalize marijuana. But the U.S. federal ban on marijuana hasn’t gone anywhere, though a delicate Obama-era truce between Washington and states that have legalized recreational cannabis prevented a crackdown — up ...

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USA : Marijuana sellers undeterred by threat of federal prosecution

Source : https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/01/05/marijuana-sellers-undeterred-threat-federal-prosecution/1008483001/ Defiant marijuana entrepreneurs and investors are shrugging off threats of heightened federal prosecution and placing their faith in state lawmakers and a growing belief their industry is too big and popular to shut down. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sowed confusion into the legal cannabis industry Thursday when ...

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Dawson: Here’s why it’s time to legalize all drugs in Canada

Source : http://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/dawson-heres-why-its-time-to-decriminalize-all-drugs Picture this: You’re an injection drug user, and, you’re worried the next time you use, you might die. So, you head for the Shepherds of Good Hope, where there’s a special trailer. There, you can use your drugs – and someone will save you if you overdose. ...

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