Navigation Links
Drug Crimes in Canada Cause Continuing Problems for Small Communities
Date:7/8/2009

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Narconon drug rehab program has noticed a trend of many drug addicts being involved with drug related charges due to their addiction. "You can have the everyday functioning addict who is battling a drug addiction, and just one day gets caught by police for possession of a small amount," comments Nick Hayes, a representative of Narconon Trois-Rivieres. "This is an all too common situation for many people who are involved in a drug addiction." More people are using illicit drugs in Canada, in fact Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada, where the Narconon drug rehab program is located, is one of the leading cities in Canada for drug crimes. "There are so many youth in Trois-Rivieres who are addicted to different drugs like speed, ecstasy, marijuana, and even cocaine. These teens get caught up with the law and start heading down the wrong path at a very young age," says Nick.

With Canada being one of the top distributors and producers of synthetic drugs, according to the United Nations 2009 Drug Report, it makes sense for the illicit drug crimes to be on a continuous rise in the country. Even though marijuana is still the number one drug responsible for the majority of the drug crimes in Canada, other drugs such as ecstasy, crystal meth and cocaine, are catching up and are responsible for more drug crimes each year. Statistics Canada indicated drug crimes reaching over the 100,000 mark and that this was combined with the crime rate reaching a thirty-year low. This is an unusual turn that the crime rate reached a thirty-year low, but illicit drug crimes reach a thirty-year high. Various police forces believe that this is due to the police coming down on drugs that have caused opposite trends.

Victoria and Abbotsford, both located in British Columbia, and Trois-Rivieres and Gatineau, both located in Quebec, followed on the list. Youth drug crimes made up 19% of all the cases in Canada, while two-thirds of the drug crimes in Canada all involved marijuana. For more information about drug addiction, visit the Narconon drug rehab website at, http://narconon.ca/, or call 1-877-782-7409.

(REF: Works Cited Janice Tibbetts. "Illicit drug charges climb to 30-year-high, buck trend." Canwest News Services. May 14, 2009: http://www.canada.com/news/national/Illicit+drug+charges+climb+year+high+buck+trend/1595300/story.html.)

NARCONON is a trademark and service mark owned by Association for Better Living and Education and is used with its permission.

This release was issued on behalf of the above organization by Send2Press(R), a unit of Neotrope(R). http://www.Send2Press.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Narconon Trois-Rivieres
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. ViewPoint Bank Funds Senior Crimestoppers Program at Meadows Health and Rehab Center in Dallas
2. Credit Card Companies Fueling Healthcare Associated Identity Theft (HAIT) Crimes
3. Expose on Crimes Against Humanity as Perpetrated by the Gerontological Elite Asks Is Consensus in Anti-Aging Medical Intervention An Elusive Expectation or A Realistic Goal?
4. Glucose metabolism and recidivism of severe violent crimes in alcohol intoxications
5. Breast cancer prevention practices vary across Canada
6. Canadas government funds $1.6M in modern geography to support public health decisions
7. Philanthropic Giving for Health Care Slows in 2006 in both U.S. and Canada, According to Association for Healthcare Philanthropys Annual Report on Giving
8. Canada leads the way in contraceptive compliance
9. HHS Secretary Leavitt Signs Agreement With Canada to Improve Indigenous Health Care Delivery and Access
10. Diabetes Response Service Launches in U.S. and Canada
11. BioMarin Re-Acquires Rights to Kuvan in Canada From Merck Serono
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery ... of Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , ... for skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Beach, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... UCLA with Magna Cum Laude and his M.D from the David Geffen School of ... Diego and returned to Los Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... A recent article published June 14 on ... article goes on to state that individuals are now more comfortable seeking to undergo ... such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical group, Beverly Hills ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... International Conference and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant ... of the grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and ... that call for a minimum wage raise to $12 an hour by 2020 and then ... will restore the lost value of the minimum wage, assure the wage floor does not ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016  Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) (NASDAQ: ... novel therapeutics for the treatment of grievous blood-based ... closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering ... public offering price of $18.75 per share. All ... by GBT. GBT estimates net proceeds from the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 Dublin ... addition of the " Global Markets for Spectroscopy ... This report focuses on the ... review, including its applications in various applications. The report ... includes three main industries: pharmaceutical and biotechnology, food and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 The Academy ... of recommendations that would allow biopharmaceutical companies ... with entities that make formulary and coverage decisions, a ... "value" of new medicines. The recommendations address ... not appear on the drug label, a prohibition that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: