B.C. municipal leaders voted Wednesday for a resolution that calls for the decriminalization of marijuana, but they’re facing a major hurdle: convincing Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative government to change the law.
Nottingham based charity Double Impact is pleased to announce it will be hosting England’s first ever Recovery Ball. The event will take place on Thursday 11 October at Nottingham City Council House, to raise funds and awareness of the issues surrounding drug and alcohol rehabilitation.
Almost one in eight inmates at Pentonville Prison have illegal drugs in their system and another one in five are taking methadone, a jail watchdog has said. Life behind bars for the 1,260 inmates is "a microcosm of society outside", David Miller, chairman of the Victorian-era jail's independent monitoring board (IMB) said.
Two peak drug and alcohol groups say addicts are going untreated because of a lack of rehabilitation services The number of rehabilitation beds in the state has reduced by about 40 this year There a...