The Deadly Gamble of Fentanyl: Understanding the Opioid Crisis in British Columbia

Feature by EHN Guest Writer Written by Matthew Harvey, Ph.D. (ABD), writer and researcher. On July 15 2016, there was a sudden spike in admittances for opioid overdose at the Surrey Memorial Hospital in Surrey, BC. Over the next four days, more than forty patients—three times the usual number—were treated in the hospital’s emergency room … Read more

CBC Article on Cannabis Use, with Cara Vaccarino

CBC Article on Cannabis Use, with EHN Canada's COO Cara Vaccarino

CBC Life interviewed EHN Canada COO, Cara Vaccarino, for an article discussing common misconceptions about cannabis use. The topics they covered include the gateway hypothesis, cannabis use disorder, therapeutic value, and potential harms. Read it on the CBC website. Call Us If You Have Any Questions If you would like to learn more about the … Read more

What You Need to Know Now That Cannabis is Legal in Canada

Cannabis Marijuana Legalization Canada Toronto

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will become legal in Canada. The conditions for legal production, distribution, sale, possession, and consumption in Canada are set out in the Cannabis Act. The Canadian government created the Cannabis Act with three main priorities: Protecting children and youth by restricting their exposure and access to cannabis Protecting public health and … Read more