Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines

On October 17, 2018, the adult use of cannabis will become legal in Canada. Legalization provides an opportunity not only to regulate the use and supply of cannabis, but also to educate and inform cannabis users to prevent or reduce cannabis-related health problems. The Lower Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines for

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Living in the Best Place on Earth

When Tyler Cuddahy moved to Vancouver from Alberta as a 16-year-old just over a decade ago, they weren’t just leaving behind a life in foster care and childhood abuse – they were searching for a community. “I was looking for a place to be accepted,” Tyler recalls. “I was dealing

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Can we reduce drug-related harm by changing how and when income assistance is distributed?

On the last Wednesday of every month, Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is filled with an energy unlike other days of the month. It’s cheque day, the one day each month when income assistance is delivered. Lineups outside Pigeon Park Savings are followed by lineups inside grocery stores and the Army &

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