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Why SF should open a supervised drug-injection facility

Why SF should open a supervised drug-injection facility

If there’s any good news, it’s this: Effective addiction treatments exist for opioid use disorders, and many of injection’s most serious harms are preventable. … For more than a decade, North America’s only facility was Insite, which opened in 2003 in Vancouver, British Columbia (more recently, the city …
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Canadian projects adjust as UK’s Carillion enters bankruptcy

The company’s financial woes bring into question the construction of several major construction projects in Canada, including roadbuilding in Alberta … Sault Area Hospital, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, and …
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The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan dead at 46

The Cranberries released the acoustic album “Something Else” in 2017 and had been due to tour Europe and North America. The tour was cut short because O’Riordan was suffering from back problems. In 2014, O’Riordan was accused of assaulting three police officers and a flight attendant during a …
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Drug Screening Market Worth 8.63 Billion USD by 2022

In 2017, North America is expected to dominate the market followed by Europe. The large share of this geographical segment is attributed to factors such as growing consumption of illicit drugs, the availability of government funding to curb drug addiction, presence of laws supporting drug screening, and …
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Fighting for Space chronicles a hard-fought battle in the War on Drugs

Toledo is Osborn’s “unholy” hometown — and another North American city feeling the brunt of the overdose crisis. It has been … In his new book, Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City’s Struggle with Addiction, Vancouver journalist Travis Lupick chronicles these changes.
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