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February 16, 2018 6:01 PM Pot Pharm: Booming Canada weed sector plots next-wave medicines

Canopy Growth Corp., one of the world's biggest medical marijuana producers, now wants to take on the world's pharmaceutical giants. The Canadian firm launched Canopy Health Innovation in late 2016 to build a portfolio of patented and federally approved cannabinoid-based medicines. The venture is one of a small but growing number of companies here aiming 5

February 14, 2018 7:40 PM Worst place to have stroke is in a hospital, researchers say

A hospital can be the worst place to have a stroke, the first study of its kind in Canada has found. Researchers who looked at more than 33,000 stroke patients in Ontario found those who suffered a stroke while hospitalized for some other medical reason did worse than patients rushed to emergency after having a stroke at home or somewhere else in the community 13

February 12, 2018 11:00 AM Winnipeg woman gives eggnog and gingersnaps to burglar

The 17-year-old who looted her home has a new friendship with the homeowner she burgled A burglar and her victim are now friends after a December home invasion in Winnipeg's East Kildonan neighbourhood. Leah Ross remembers the day she came home and found her place had been broken into as if it happened yesterday. On that cold winter day, her back door was swinging 5

February 7, 2018 9:47 PM Social worker tells court Tina Fontaine spoke about spending time with older man

A social worker said Tina talked about a friend named Sebastian who was 62 years old. WINNIPEG—A social worker who dealt with a 15-year-old not long before the teen’s body was found in a Winnipeg river says the girl talked about hanging out with a much older man. Chute testified at the second-degree murder trial of Raymond Cormier that she took Tina to a hotel 16

February 6, 2018 9:00 AM Eliminating criminal penalties for all drug use is a logical evolution of Canada's drug policy

Portugal decriminalized drug use years ago. Canada should follow suit British Columbia has declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency, though so far the federal government has not followed suit — even while our neighbour to the south made the announcement back in October. Around the same time, Bill Blair, parliamentary secretary to the minister 20

January 27, 2018 11:20 PM Philippine leader calls human rights activists criticizing Burma’s Suu Kyi ‘noisy bunch’

Rodrigo Duterte, who has overseen a deadly war on drugs since taking office, spoke in support of the Burmese leader who faces criticism for keeping quiet as the Rohingya minority is driven from her country. NEW DELHI—Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte said he pities Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi for being the focus of international criticism over her country’s 18

January 22, 2018 10:30 AM 'We matter a lot': Indigenous youth gather in Ottawa to tackle suicide crisis

Roundtable discussion with Indigenous services minister set for Monday About 70 Indigenous youth from across Canada gathered at Ottawa's Wabano Centre Sunday, ahead of a national roundtable discussion today on the suicide crisis facing their communities. The two-day Hope Forum is hosted by We Matter, a national youth-led group that supports Indigenous 21

January 19, 2018 7:52 PM Shoppers Drug Mart signs third cannabis supply deal

The latest deal is with B.C.-based licensed marijuana producer Tilray Canada Ltd. to supply branded medical cannabis products and is conditional upon Health Canada’s approval of Shoppers’ application to dispense medical marijuana. Shoppers Drug Mart has lined up its third cannabis supply agreement as part of its ambition to dispense the drug amid what experts 16

January 11, 2018 6:38 PM Metro takeover, generic-drug changes weigh down Jean Coutu’s profits

The pharmacy chain says it earned $42.1 million for the quarter ended Dec. 2, compare to a profit of $51.2 million a year earlier. MONTREAL—The Jean Coutu Group Inc. reported a drop in its third-quarter profit compared with a year ago, weighed down by costs related to the sale of the company to Metro Inc. and changes affecting its generic drug business 17

November 27, 2017 8:51 PM Ex-Mountie accused of selling drugs wants Ontario trial, not Saskatchewan

Micheal Chachula was a constable with the RCMP in Saskatchewan, when he was charged with trafficking cocaine and ecstasy in a Toronto bar. SWIFT CURRENT, SASK.—A judge will rule on where a trial for a former Saskatchewan Mountie accused of drug trafficking should be held. Micheal Chachula was a constable with the RCMP in Swift Current, Sask., when he was charged 19