Prescription Opioids

Ottawa's Big Plan For Tackling Prescription Drug Abuse

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada has a new national strategy to tackle an escalating prescription drug abuse crisis — but whether a tangled web of governments, regul...

A Bitter Pill In B.C.

CP | Sally MacDonald, Cranbrook Daily Townsman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

CRANBROOK, B.C. - People in southeast British Columbia are dying from prescription opioid overdoses at the same rate that they're dying in drunk drivi...