‘Bad news’: Manitoba pharmacists push back against Trump cheap drug plan

A U.S. plan to allow American patients to buy cheaper prescription drugs from Canada is rubbing a lot of Canadian pharmacists the wrong way, including here in Manitoba.Barrett Procyshyn, past-president of Pharmacists Manitoba, told 680 CJOB that the proposed system...

Meth gets all the headlines, but opioids still present in Manitoba: addictions expert

Winnipeg may be in the midst of a high-profile meth crisis, but it’s not the only drug plaguing the city’s streets.Dr. Ginette Poulin of the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM) told 680 CJOB that the city continues to deal with...

North End traffic stop leads to big drug bust for Winnipeg police

Three Manitobans are behind bars facing a slew of drug charges after police seized tens of thousands of dollars in contraband from a vehicle near Redwood Avenue and Salter Street.The vehicle was pulled over in the 300 block of Charles...

Dangerous mix of meth, ‘purple heroin’ to blame for Brandon ODs, say police

Two people in Brandon are recovering after overdosing on a combination of meth and opioids.Brandon Police said they were called just after 11 p.m. Monday and found a pair of unresponsive adults in a residential bathroom.Both were taken to hospital,...

Meth, fully-loaded shotgun found during Winnipeg traffic stop

A man and three women caught driving in a vehicle without a licence plate are in even more trouble after police say they found drugs and a fully-loaded shotgun after pulling them over.Officers made the traffic stop near the corner...

Meth, fentanyl found during police raid at Winnipeg apartment

A man and woman are facing a number of drug charges after police raided a suite at a West End apartment block last week.View original article here Source

Manitoba task force looking into meth and other drugs to release report this week

More than six months after the Illicit Drug Task Force was announced, their report is set to be released this week.Michael Jack, the city’s Chief Corporate Services Officer, told reporters the goal is to release the report before Friday.READ MORE:...

Winnpeg teens face weapons, drugs charges following traffic stop for driving wrong way on one-way street

Five teens have been arrested and face drugs and weapons charges after they were spotted going the wrong way down a one-way street downtown.Around 12:40 a.m. Saturday, police spied a car heading west on York Avenue near Fort Street.Story continues...

Dozens gather for community meth discussion at the University of Winnipeg

It was a packed crowd at the University of Winnipeg Wednesday as people gathered to talk about what more could be done to tackle the city’s meth crisis.Two local organizations – Jib Stop and St. Boniface Street Links – brought...

Meth crisis impacting the level of violence in Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Police have been busy investigating the city’s latest murders, causing some people to question if enough is being done about the meth crisis.READ MORE: Violent weekend means not enough cops to deal with meth crisis: Winnipeg police union...
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