TITLE

Health Minister Clement promises crackdown on illicit drug use

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/11/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 6, p559
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the plans of Canadian Health Minister Tony Clement to introduce new health-related federal laws in Canada. Clement informed about his plans while addressing the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) annual General Council on August 24, 2007 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Clement indicated the need of an anti-drug campaign to prevent illicit drug use in Canada. According to Clement, the lack of an active anti-drug campaign has led Canada having the highest percentage of marijuana users in the industrial world.
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26595512

 

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