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Old 10-17-2018, 06:08 PM
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It's a major problem, and now the leading cause of #of years lost, since it tends to be young people that die from it. Fentanyl in particular, because of the amazing economics of it for the dealers.
I knew it was a problem -- I think I've seen a story on CTV every time I've been up there. I just wasn't certain how big a problem it is, given differences in prescribing practices (of which, admittedly, my information is incomplete...reacting to a couple of chats with my wife's pain management doctors).
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Maybe not as extreme, but opiods, particularly syntgietic ones mixed at random in the illegal supply, are a big problem in Canada as well.
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There was an insane lineup in front of the cannabis store in downtown Montreal today. People took the day off from work to stand in line to buy weed.
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The group that would stand all day in line for weed and the group of employed people seems like it would have limited cross over.
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And people wonder why Canadians are nicer than Americans
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The group that would stand all day in line for weed and the group of employed people seems like it would have limited cross over.
If there had been a store to stand in front of I would've considered it, but driving to a province with a store was a step too far.
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Well, shit. Linky to the CBC article, first arrest for smoking while driving in Canada was around 1AM.

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Fine should be $420. Although it's pretty close to 420 pounds.
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Fine should be $420. Although it's pretty close to 420 pounds.
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