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Canadian Study Finds Link Between Welfare and Overdoses

By John Lavitt

Researchers discovered an uptick in "overdose events" at safe injection sites on the same day that the government distributes welfare assistance. MORE  

Ottawa Gunman Had Lengthy History Of Drug Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau tried in vain to kick his crack cocaine and heroin addictions. MORE  

Toronto Considers Electronic Cigarette Ban

By Bryan Le

The city's Medical Officer of Health is attempting to stop e-cigarette smoking wherever cigarette use is also banned. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 24, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Cameron Diaz upset over Drew Barrymore drug questions, Daniel Radcliffe says no booze means better sex, and drunk man gets into fist fight with bus stop sign. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 28, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

David Cassidy won't die sad and lonely, NYC cabbies test positive for coke and weed, pot users blowing up homes making hash oil, and man arrested for illegal drugs and moose meat. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 3, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman had multiple drugs in system, George Lopez arrested for public intoxication, British woman addicted to ketchup, and drunk guy walks pet tiger through Chicago. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 27, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk woman begs 911 for sex, man busted cooking meth in Breaking Bad shirt, Florida man thought cocaine 'wasn't illegal,' and marijuana bills move forward in Maryland. MORE  

Larry Campbell: Bull in a China White Shop

By Neville Elder

The man behind 'InSite' fought hard to establish the first supervised injection site in North America. More than a decade later, he talks exclusively to The Fix about his struggle to keep the doors open. MORE  

How to Ensure Rehab Doesn't Work

By Jowita Bydlowska

Personal success or failure at rehab hinges on attitude and accountability. A report from Canada. MORE  

Lawsuit Argues "Compassion Club" Ban Violates Canadian Constitution

By McCarton Ackerman

Two men arrested for selling medical marijuana from a dispensary are fighting back against what they consider to be violations of their constitutional rights. MORE  

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