Injection drug use in Vancouver has been dropping for past 15 years: Study
June 24, 2013 | Metro News

Injection drug use has been declining in Greater Vancouver over the past 15 years, with the exception of injectable crystal methamphetamine, while the prevalence of overall drug use has remained relatively constant, according to a new study. The comprehensive report on the drug situation in Vancouve...

Evidence keeps piling up to support drug harm-reduction strategy
June 24, 2013 | The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver’s progressive approach to drug addiction over the past 15 years is working, says a major report obtained exclusively by The Sun and based on comprehensive health and safety data. Produced by scientists from the Urban Health Research Initiative of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/A...

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 ...

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