HALIFAX — The leaders of Canada’s medical establishment were told by one of their own Monday that “weak” doctors are bowing to demands from patients and over-prescribing opioids blamed for an epidemic of drug-related deaths. 785 more words
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved limited use of the powerful and frequently abused painkiller OxyContin for children as young as 11 years old, the agency announced Thursday. 56 more words
WATCH ABOVE: 27-year-old Kasmir Tyabji has been charged with importing fentanyl from China to Canada. Global’s Doug Vaessen reports.
CALGARY – Police have laid drug charges against a 27-year-old man allegedly caught trying to smuggle fentanyl into Canada last month. 636 more words
WATCH ABOVE: Recent stories on the damaging and potentially deadly drug fentanyl have hit home with many Canadian families who have lost loved ones. Reid Fiest spoke to an Alberta nurse dealing with her own daughter’s death. 642 more words