Government Links

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Canada: Government Information, Hearings, Reports, and Acts

  • Standing Committee on Health – Study: Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act, 2014  Link  
  • Standing Committee on Health – Study: Government’s Role in Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse, 2014 Link
  • Senate Standing Committee Social Affairs, Science and Technology, Study on prescription pharmaceuticals in Canada, 2014 Link
  • Ontario: Bill 101, Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, 2010 (link)
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 2010. Written Submission to The Standing Committee on Social Policy (PDF)
  • Committee Transcripts: Standing Committee on Social Policy 2010 (PDF)
  • Keeping an Eye on Prescription Drugs, Keeping Canadians Safe. A Commissioned Discussion Paper, Executive Summary, November, 2010 (link)
  • New Brunswick: Bill 8 – Prescription Monitoring Act (link)
  • Best Practices for Preventing Substance Use Problems in Nova Scotia (PDF)
  • Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs 2009 (PDF)
  • Management of Monitored Drug List Policy 2008, Nova Scotia (PDF)
  • Government Response to the Sixth Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, 2006 (PDF)
  • Substance Abuse Issues and Public Policy: CANADA, 2006 (PDF)
  • Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) Canada’s Drug Strategy (PDF)

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USA: Legislation, Regulatory Actions, and Reports

  • Pending Legislation: H.R. 1316: Stop Oxy Abuse Act of 2011 (link)
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse: The Science of Drug Abuse and Addiction(link)
  • NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse (link)
  • FDA Opioid Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (“REMS”) Web Page(link)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration: Scheduled Drug Quotas (link)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics(link)
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Member Listing by State (link)
  • U.S. Senate, Find Your Senators (link)