Insite – not just injecting, but connecting
January 21, 2013 | HCLU

The following video on Insite is from the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU) website....

Business in Vancouver announces fresh crop of Forty Under 40 winners
December 11, 2012 | Business in Vancouver

When Dr. Evan Wood looks for addiction specialists like himself in BC, he sees a huge gap. “We don’t train addictions doctors in British Columbia,” he said. “If you have chest pains or any other kind of medical condition, you’ll be seen in a hospital by an expert who ...

Dr. Scott Hadland: War on drugs worsens our health and safety
August 21, 2012 | The Province

More than 40 years after U.S. president Richard Nixon launched the global “war on drugs” – with a bill to U.S. taxpayers of more than $1 trillion spent on the criminalization of drug producers, traffickers, and consumers – illegal drugs remain freely available worldwide to ...

Canada should train doctors to specialize in addiction
August 20, 2012 | The Globe and Mail

The following op-ed was written by Dr. Evan Wood. As a Vancouver physician specializing in inner-city medicine, I’m regularly asked by friends and colleagues about what can be done to improve the situation in the city’s notorious Downtown Eastside. As the poorest urban neighbourhood in C...

Doctors, scientists want proposed federal drug law scrapped
February 09, 2011 | The Vancouver Sun

More than 500 doctors, scientists and academics are calling on the federal government to abandon a new crime law tabled in Parliament that would impose mandatory minimum prison sentences on people convicted of drug offences. Bill S-10 would amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to set minimu...

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