Great speech from the Chair of the Board of Health, Councillor Joe Mihevc, on the Medical Officer of Health’s report “Legal Access to Non-Medical Cannabis: Approaches to Protect Health and Minimize Harms of Use” (Item HL20.3) at the June 12th Board of Health meeting. The video begins at Councillor Mihevc’s speech.
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Overdose deaths in Toronto have gone up by 73 per cent over the past decade By Lauren Pelley, CBC News Apr 09, 2017 8:06 AM ET Six suspected overdoses. Two nightclubs. One 24-year-old woman dead. A deadly weekend night in Toronto’s club scene led police to urge public caution — and now, city councillors are calling for more action to… Read more »
Police say five overdoses early Saturday — including one that killed a 24-year-old woman — involved the party drug MDMA. It is not yet known whether the woman also ingested fentanyl or another substance. Five overdoses near Toronto nightclubs early Saturday, including one that killed… Read more »