Heroin addicts launch Charter challenge to prescription ban
Five people severely addicted to heroin are launching a constitutional challenge to the federal government’s ban on the prescription version of the drug, The Globe and Mail has learned.
Providence Health Care, a Vancouver care provider, is also participating in the case. It is expected to announce the challenge at a news conference with the Pivot Legal Society, which is representing the addicts, on Wednesday morning. Read more.
Providence Health Care President and CEO Dianne Doyle