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Safe supply supporters march after arrests of Vancouver drug activists

Safe supply supporters march after arrests of Vancouver drug activists

VANCOUVER — Activist and podcaster Garth Mullins has been advocating for safe supply of illegal drugs for years, but says he started feeling a "moral panic brewing" recently against the idea.
Matthew Perry Foundation established for late 'Friends' actor to help people with addiction

Matthew Perry Foundation established for late 'Friends' actor to help people with addiction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Less than a week after his death, a foundation has been established in the name of Matthew Perry to help people dealing with addiction.
Ontario to add provincial tax to vaping products; meant to discourage youth uptake

Ontario to add provincial tax to vaping products; meant to discourage youth uptake

TORONTO — The price of vaping products is set to rise in Ontario, with the province planning to add a tax as a way to reduce the prevalence of vaping, particularly among young people.
An Ohio amendment serves as a testing ground for statewide abortion fights expected in 2024

An Ohio amendment serves as a testing ground for statewide abortion fights expected in 2024

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Abortion access is expected to play a central role in the 2024 elections. The preview comes next week, when Ohio voters decide whether to enshrine reproductive rights in their state Constitution.
Indiana attorney general reprimanded for comments on doctor who provided rape victim's abortion

Indiana attorney general reprimanded for comments on doctor who provided rape victim's abortion

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (AP) — Indiana's attorney general violated professional conduct rules in statements he made about a doctor who provided an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio in the weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v.
Fall back: How daylight saving time can seriously affect your health

Fall back: How daylight saving time can seriously affect your health

CHICAGO (AP) — Brunch dates and flag football games might be a little easier to get to this Sunday, when phones grace early-risers with an extra hour of rest before alarm clocks go off. The downside: Next week across most of the U.S.
As billions roll in to fight the US opioid epidemic, one county shows how recovery can work

As billions roll in to fight the US opioid epidemic, one county shows how recovery can work

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Communities ravaged by America’s opioid epidemic are starting to get their share of a $50 billion pie from legal settlements.
As billions roll in to fight the US opioid epidemic, one county shows how recovery can work

As billions roll in to fight the US opioid epidemic, one county shows how recovery can work

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Communities ravaged by America's opioid epidemic are starting to get their share of a $50 billion pie from legal settlements.
New Delhi shuts schools and limits construction work to reduce severe air pollution

New Delhi shuts schools and limits construction work to reduce severe air pollution

NEW DELHI (AP) — New Delhi's government shut primary schools and banned polluting vehicles and construction work in an attempt to reduce the worst haze and smog of the season , which has posed respiratory problems for people and enveloped monuments a
Death of a player from a skate to the neck reignites hockey's stubborn debate over protective gear

Death of a player from a skate to the neck reignites hockey's stubborn debate over protective gear

It took the NHL until 1979 to mandate helmets and goalie masks for new players. It wasn't until 2013 that eye-protecting visors became mandatory — grandfathered in for veterans, of course. A handful of players still don't wear them.