by George Paul, email@example.com
“We have grandmothers selling pills to their grandchildren,” was one of the shocking statements Chief Terry Paul of Membertou said during the Unama’ki Prescription Drug Misuse Gathering at Wagmatcook Cultural Center on March 25, 2013.
From the vital request of the Unama’ki Chiefs, a day-long prescription drug misuse gathering was held to provided an important opportunity for the Bands to identify and discuss actions that can be taken together to address the problem of prescription drug misuse.
The gathering brought to ...
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