Doctor appeals for understanding about downtown Brantford methadone clinics

Source : http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/2015/08/28/doctor-appeals-for-understanding-about-downtown-brantford-methadone-clinics The medical director of the newest and fifth methadone clinic to open its doors in downtown Brantford isn’t surprised concerns are being raised by businesses in the area. Dr. Clement Sun, of ACT Brantford, has heard the concerns before but says people need to understand that methadone clinics ...

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FDA Approves OxyContin for Children While Cannabis Remains Illegal

Source : http://www.weedhomie.com/fda-approves-oxycontin-for-children-while-cannabis-remains-illegal/ The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the limited use of the extremely powerful and frequently abused painkiller OxyContin for children as young as 11 years old, while cannabis still remains illegal in most US states and completely illegal in all states on a federal level. OxyContin, ...

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Fentanyl-related deaths put Montreal health officials on alert

Source : http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/fentanyl-related-deaths-put-montreal-health-officials-on-alert-1.2526451 Pour la version vidéo de cet article, cliquez le lien ci-dessus / For the video version of the article, please click the above link   Officials across the country are warning drug users that buying drugs off the street is becoming an increasingly dangerous game of Russian roulette. That’s ...

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US National Cancer Institute Now Lists Cannabis as Potential Cancer Treatment

Source : https://gravernews.com/us-national-cancer-institute-now-lists-cannabis-as-effective-cancer-treatment/ The National Cancer Institute’s page for Cannabis and Cannabinoids now lists several preclinical trials and studies in which the compounds have shown beneficial medical applications. While these merits come as no surprise for many, the real shocker here is Marijuana still being listed as a Schedule I substance in the eyes of ...

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Le fentanyl, un problème de société

Source : http://www.lapresse.ca/le-soleil/actualites/societe/201508/19/01-4893925-le-fentanyl-un-probleme-de-societe.php Les trois décès liés au fentanyl enregistrés à Québec, rapportés dans Le Soleil de mercredi, s’ajoutent à une très longue liste au pays. Entre 2009 et 2014, 655 personnes ont trouvé la mort après une surdose de «la petite bleue», et encore plus si l’on considère les cas ...

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Le cannabis synthétique tue de plus en plus aux É.-U.

Source : http://www.lapresse.ca/international/etats-unis/201508/16/01-4893001-le-cannabis-synthetique-tue-de-plus-en-plus-aux-e-u.php Il porte des noms exotiques – K2, Spice, Bizarro ou Stoopid – et se vend en petits paquets d’aspect inoffensif, mais le cannabis synthétique et son «effet zombie» alarment les autorités sanitaires aux États-Unis. Le produit de base vient très majoritairement de Chine et les ingrédients qui le ...

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