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CN ON: Police To Offer Nasal Naloxone To Those Overdosing On

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Record, 21 Jan 2017 - WATERLOO REGION - Waterloo Regional Police officers will be carrying nasal naloxone beginning in February. Front-line officers are currently going through training on naloxone - a drug used to temporarily reverse the effects of opioid overdoses, said Insp. Mike Haffner.

CN BC: Police Assess Marijuana Dispensaries On A Regular Basis

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Victoria News, 04 Jan 2017 - Whenever the city's top cop looks at the priorities for the Victoria Police Department, he also assesses marijuana dispensaries on a regular basis. He prefers to call them marijuana storefronts rather than dispensaries because that adds there might be a concept of a legal component, in his opinion.

CN AB: Police Warn Alcohol And Drugs Don't Mix With Driving

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

The Stony Plain Reporter, 23 Dec 2016 - The message has been spread for years that drinking and driving don't mix, but taking drugs and driving can be just as fatal and needs to be taken seriously, police say. The Capital West Integrated Traffic Unit reports it is seeing more cases of impaired driving by drug use.

CN ON: Local Police Helping Test Drug-detection Device

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

The Beacon Herald, 23 Dec 2016 - Police are testing new devices to identify drug-impaired drivers. Whether or not the impending legalization of recreational marijuana use will have an impact on drug-impaired driving remains to be seen.

CN AB: Calgary Police Chief Sees Supervised Injection Sites As Part

Sat, 17 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 17 Dec 2016 - Calgary's police chief is open to introducing supervised facilities for drug users, so long as such programs are part of a larger strategy to lower addiction rates and address problems that accompany drug dependency, such as crime and joblessness. "It always makes police chiefs look resistant when they say no to these things. My answer has been: 'Sure, as long as it is part of a better strategy,' " Calgary Police Service Chief Roger Chaffin said in an interview this week.

CN BC: Letter: Place Injection Site In Police Building

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

The Daily Courier, 07 Dec 2016 - Editor: Interior Health is proposing the first Safe Injection Site outside of the Lower Mainland to be located in downtown Kelowna. I would like to remind the citizens of Kelowna and our elected officials of the many drawbacks to placing a Safe Injection Site for the consumption of illegal drugs in downtown Kelowna.

CN BC: Supervised Injection Site To Be Steps Away From Police Station

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 07 Dec 2016 - The only public supervised-consumption site proposed for Surrey would be steps from the home base of a new and dedicated team of 16 law enforcement officers in an area where police have clashed with the homeless and drug users. Critics say the two plans announced on Tuesday reveal either a thoughtless oversight or a deliberate effort to hamper the still-contentious supervised injection service at a time when fatal overdoses in B.C. have reached a record high and urgent action is needed. The public site proposed for Surrey will likely have six booths and be in a portable behind the Gateway Shelter on 135A Street, also known as "the Strip," the Fraser Health Authority announced on Tuesday.

CN NF: Cannabis Candies Not For Children: Police

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

The Telegram, 02 Dec 2016 - Police forces are warning parents after a raid Tuesday night at the Canna Leaf marijuana dispensary in downtown St. John's that the cannabis candies and cookies seized are similar to what can be purchased in regular stores in the province, but can be harmful to children. "They are infused with (THC) tetrahydrocannabinol, which is the psychoactive constituent of cannabis," the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU - NL) stated in a news release.

CN ON: Pot Shops Reopen After Police Raids

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT

Ottawa Sun, 22 Nov 2016 - Two of the pot shops raided by police two weeks ago are back in business. The Green Tree dispensaries on Preston Street and Montreal Road opened on the weekend. Both were sparsely stocked Monday with a few jars of dried weed selling for $10 to $14 a gram. The popular edibles - cannabis cookies, brownies, candy and pop - will be available later this week, said a clerk at one of the stores.