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Evidence Builds for Medicinal Use of Psychedelic Drugs

Source : https://www.braindecoder.com/evidence-builds-for-medicinal-use-of-psychedelic-drugs-1338937050.html There was a span of a little more than a decade in the 20th Century when scientists thought that mind-altering drugs like LSD might be the key to treating psychiatric illnesses. These efforts ground to a halt in the early 1970s, by which time the research had gained ...

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Windsor-Essex area opioid misuse leads to spike in deaths, ER visits and hospitalizations

Source : http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/windsor-essex-area-opioid-misuse-leads-to-spike-in-deaths-er-visits-and-hospitalizations-1.3213058 There has been a rising number of opioid-related deaths, emergency-room visits and hospitalizations in this area and in Ontario at large since the early 2000s, according to a new report from the Windsor-Essex Health Unit. Opioids include codeine, fentanyl, heroin, hydromorphone, methadone, morphine and oxycodone. This family of drugs is used for pain and has « morphine-like effects, » according ...

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Vancouver methadone pharmacy closed over unsanitary conditions

Source : http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/methadone-pharmacy-vancouver-raided-1.3221681 A methadone pharmacy in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has been ordered closed by the B.C. College of Pharmacists due to unsanitary conditions. Regulators suspended the Downtown Pharmacy’s licence indefinitely after raiding the pharmacy at 348 Powell St. on Wednesday morning. College spokesperson Mykle Ludvigsen told CBC News  feces, mould and rat droppings were found by the college’s investigators. « One ...

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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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