Cannabis Countdown: Anxiety lingers over impact on impaired driving, organized crime and use among minors

Half say their province isn’t ready as October 17th deadline for legalization approaches September 25, 2018 –  With less than a month until the legalization of recreational marijuana, a new study from the Angus Reid Institute finds Canadians are three

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Vexed over vaping: Kids are top concern amid Canadian uncertainty about effects of e-cigarettes

Strong support for legislation passed to ban sale to minors, restrict marketing and flavours September 17, 2018 – Are e-cigarettes a smoking cessation aid or an instrument to hook younger consumers on nicotine? The core question surrounding the act of

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Despite majority support to legalize pot, nearly half of Canadians want to delay July 1 implementation date

Only one-in-ten “very confident” their province will be ready for legalization November 30, 2017 – It’s policy crunch time across Canada. With a July 1, 2018 deadline looming for provinces to have a plan in place for marijuana legalization, some

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Orthopedic surgery in Canada: Most had positive outcomes, but one-in-four found the wait too long

In B.C., the number of patients reporting ‘unreasonable’ wait times jumps to one-in-three July 24, 2017 – As news reports profile orthopedic surgery patients frustrated with lengthy wait-times, a unique Angus Reid Institute survey of more than 1,500 Canadians who

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Prescription drug access and affordability an issue for nearly a quarter of all Canadian households

Significant public support for “pharmacare” over status quo, but concerns about costs remain. July 15, 2015 – A significant – and apparently increasing – number of Canadians are unable to afford the medications being prescribed to them, and they’re compensating

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Opioids in Canada: One-in-eight have family or close friends who faced addiction

Nearly 20 per cent of Canadians say they themselves have been prescribed opioids in the last five years January 11, 2018 – The thousands of deaths across Canada as a result of opioid use and addiction has been a dominating

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