Drugs


China sentences Canadian to death for drug related charges

A Canadian citizen has been sentenced to death after being charged with manufacturing ketamine as tensions run high between the countries.

Sam Edwards

Victoria Police issue public warning after used needle found wrapped around a railing

Police say the needle was found at around 5 pm on Sunday, with the exposed needle being tied to the handrail of a heavily used stairway.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police calls for decriminalization of personal illicit drug possession

CACP made endorsed the decriminalization of personal possession of illicit drugs and recommends that agencies view addiction and substance abuse as a public health issue.

Sam Edwards

Police discovery of 'torture chambers' in sea containers leads to 100s of arrests in underground network

Six men have been arrested by Dutch police following the discovery of several sea containers that had been converted into improvised "torture chambers."

Quinn Patrick

Police seize over two dozen firearms, fentanyl in Mississauga traffic stop

A man is facing firearm and drug-related charges after he was stopped by authorities last month in Mississauga.

Sam Edwards

Conservative Ontario MP's family tied up in drug bust

A Conservative MP has had a family member arrested by the St. Thomas police in a drug bust.

Nico Johnson

Largest fentanyl seizure in Ontario history made by OPP and Toronto police

Over 70 kilograms of powder and 120,000 fentanyl pills were obtained in the biggest fentanyl seizure in the history of Ontario law enforcement.

Sam Edwards

BC sees highest number of opioid deaths in May

May saw the highest monthly total of drug overdose deaths ever recorded, with 170 suspected toxic drug deaths in BC that month.

Sam Edwards

Ontario man found in Detroit River carrying 265-pound bag of cannabis

A submersible bag carrying 265 pounds of cannabis was discovered by U.S. federal agents in the Detroit River in Michigan on June 5.

Quinn Patrick

Toronto police seize almost $8 million in pure cocaine

Police have taken down cocaine distributors that they referred to as a "sophisticated crime group.” The group was holding on to 61 kilograms of pure cocaine.

Sam Edwards

Cities are putting the homeless in hotels and giving them free drugs and booze

The question of what to do about homeless populations remains at the forefront of the effectiveness of stay-at-home orders as the debate grows over the relaxing of restrictions.

Ari Hoffman

Democrat and CNN contributor found in Miami Beach hotel with meth

Andrew Gillum, former gubernatorial candidate of Florida, was involved in a criminal incident involving crystal meth last night, according to documents.

Libby Emmons

Safe Consumption Sites not as effective as predicted

A bombshell study has been released on Alberta’s Safe Consumption Sites (SCS), which may have far reaching ramifications for future…

Ari Hoffman

Justin Trudeau remains ambiguous about the decriminalization of hard drugs

Trudeau has said that he will look at the proposals in a PMB that seeks to decriminalize hard drugs, although he does not believe it’s the solution now.

Nico Johnson

Liberal MP introduces bill to decriminalize heroin, crack cocaine and meth

A Liberal Member of Parliment has introduced a private members bill that would decriminalize the possession of heroin, crack cocaine, and meth.

Nico Johnson