Canada facing growing crisis on prescription drugs

Health Minister Rona Ambrose, pictured in this file photo. Michael Perron says too many people are abusing prescription drugs, primarily opioids, which are prescribed to those who are suffering with pain, as well as sedative-hypnotics and stimulants. He says something has to be done about it and is looking to the federal government for leadership. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Michel Perron

PUBLISHED : Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 8:26 PM

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