TITLE

Buying time

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/1/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the appeal made by Canada regarding the British Columbia Supreme Court ruling on medical exemptions under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Health minister Tony Clement believe that it is better to spend money for treating and preventing drug using rather than spending it on safe injection, he also noted that there are uncertainties in the efficacy of InSite. Ian Pitfield of the Supreme Court said that injection of controlled substances leads to addiction and that rehabilitation is the best alternative.
ACCESSION #
32678881

 

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