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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 13

November 21, 2017 6:27 PM Rapper Nelly’s planned Saudi gig sparks social-media stir

Rape accusation and past drug conviction for rapper both get negative attention. RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA—Rapper Nelly is to perform in Saudi Arabia next month, but his planned concert in the ultraconservative kingdom is not being welcomed by everyone. Some Saudis on social media are pointing to the American rapper’s 2015 guilty plea for possession of marijuana 10

November 13, 2017 10:29 PM Shoppers Drug Mart issues job posting for medical marijuana brand manager

TORONTO -- Shoppers Drug Mart is looking to hire a medical marijuana brand manager as it tries to position itself in the burgeoning cannabis market, even though it is not currently legal to distribute the drug through pharmacies. "The development and integration of the medical brand plan will involve the consideration of the current cannabis market 22

November 7, 2017 10:44 PM Stop using antibiotics in healthy farm animals, WHO warns

Antibiotics in food contributing to rise of drug-resistant infections in humans, UN agency says The World Health Organization urged farmers on Tuesday to stop using antibiotics to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals because the practice fuels dangerous drug-resistant superbug infections in people. Describing a lack of effective antibiotics 26

November 7, 2017 6:08 AM Alberta Mounties arrest five naked people at scene of car crash

NISKU, Alta. - Mounties in Leduc, Alta., are searching for the naked truth after a bizarre collision on a rural road. Two vehicles collided near the industrial park in Nisku on Monday morning, landing one vehicle in the ditch. The twist, however, is that none of the five people in one of the vehicles were wearing any clothes. All five were placed under 19

October 31, 2017 7:16 PM Ottawa beefs up public-awareness campaign on marijuana

The federal government will be spending an additional $36.4-million over five years to educate Canadians on the dangers of marijuana use and impaired driving, hoping to address growing fears over the upcoming legalization of the drug. The money comes in addition to $9.6-million in previously announced spending on public-awareness campaigns, with eight 20

October 29, 2017 6:23 PM Police warn more potentially lethal Halloween-stamped fentanyl blotters could be in Winnipeg

Police say the blotters are about the size of a stamp and shouldn't be touched Winnipeg police are warning the public about a potentially deadly drug that looks like a harmless piece of paper with a witch stamp on it. Police seized six fentanyl blotters, each marked with a witch on a broom — a drug dealer's signature — in a drug bust in Fort Rouge Friday 11

October 28, 2017 10:43 PM Interior Health issues warning of lethal illicit drugs in Kelowna and Kamloops

In light of Saturday morning's report of five fatal overdose deaths occurring in Abbotsford in a span of less than 10 hours, Interior Health is advising Kamloops and Kelowna residents to use extra caution when considering using drugs. "Interior Health is urging residents using or considering using drugs to take extra caution in the wake of an increased 12

October 28, 2017 7:12 PM 5 People Die Of Overdoes In Less Than 10 Hours In Abbotsford, B.C

"Yesterday, we lost five citizens, and family and friends lost five loved ones," police said. Five people died from drug overdoses in a consecutive 10-hour period, according to police in Abbotsford, B.C. The victims — three men and two women — all died alone, Const. Ian MacDonald said in a news release Saturday. They died between 10:15 a.m. to 7:20 p.m. Friday 32

October 28, 2017 1:16 PM Stanger Things actor denied U.S. entry over drugs: Official

LOS ANGELES - A law enforcement official says "Stranger Things" actor Charlie Heaton was denied entry into the U.S. last week after trace amounts of cocaine were found in his luggage when he arrived in Los Angeles. The official said Friday that a customs canine sniffed Heaton's luggage when he arrived at Los Angeles International Airport last Saturday 16