Legalize And Regulate Drugs Or Watch On As Pushers Peddle Poison

Bill Bogart | Posted 09.19.2016 | Canada Politics
Bill Bogart

Despite criminal prohibition and the prospect of becoming ill or even dying, people still do drugs. So we are faced with a wrenching dilemma: Do we, as a society, take over and regulate the supply and quality of drugs or do we leave these issues to the forces of an unbridled market operating in a dark underworld?

That 'Trendy' Drug Your Kid Does Is the Same as Meth

Chris Curry | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada
Chris Curry

Ask any avid drug user the difference between 'molly' and 'ecstasy' and they will most likely tell you that 'molly is pure MDMA' and ecstasy was more known to be cut with other substances. In reality, this couldn't be further from the truth. And herein lies the problem. Unless you are an accomplished chemist, 'pure' MDMA is a myth.

Ecstasy OK'd For Vancouver PTSD Trial

CBC | Posted 06.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A small group of soldiers, police officers and sexual assault victims suffering from chronic post-traumatic stress disorder will soon see if the rave ...

Who Do We Blame for Bath Salts? William-Sonoma, or Government Drug Policies?

Dan Werb | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada
Dan Werb

WIth the recent cases of cannibalism as a consequence of using bath salts, a synthetic drug that's now easily found on the streets, people are wondering: Is this the beginning of the zombie apocalypse? Or is this merely the consequence of slow-moving, half-witted drug policies that in fact encourage this type of drug economy?

Pure Ecstasy 'Safe'?

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Living

VANCOUVER - B.C.'s top health official says taking pure ecstasy can be "safe" when consumed responsibly by adults, despite warnings by police in Alber...

Ecstasy Alert In Calgary

CBC | Posted 12.29.2011 | Canada

Provincial officials have issued a public health alert about the danger of the street drug ecstasy after the recent deaths of three young people in th...

Female Ecstasy Users' Brains Show Toxic Effects

CBC | Posted 02.04.2012 | Canada Living

Female Ecstasy users show long-lasting signs of toxicity in their brains, an imaging study shows. The neurotransmitter serotonin, a criti...