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Canadians need to be aware that even just one use of crystal meth can cause an addiction, ruin your life, or end your life

By Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu      

I look forward to working with stakeholders in 2019 to address this and other important issues in the health portfolio.

While shows like Breaking Bad may make methamphetamine production a subject for entertainment, the reality is that the lives destroyed by this drug, the families ravaged, and the communities where crime to support drug habits has skyrocketed has become an urgent and tragic issue that must be addressed by co-operation between governments, medical service providers and law enforcement, writes Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu. Image courtesy of Breaking Bad

It was just two months ago that I visited Winnipeg to learn more about the methamphetamine epidemic being experienced there. The House Health Committee had begun a study on the subject and several MPs from the area had spoken about the urgent crisis taking place.

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