When measured by meaningful and recommended standards, the research evidence for school-based CSE in non-U.S. settings does not support UNESCO’s claim that school-based CSE (now sometimes called comprehensive sexual and reproductive health education) is effective. In fact, UNESCO’s own evidence indicates that CSE in school settings has shown little success and may be doing more harm than good
Corona beer maker Constellation Brands will pay $4 billion to increase its stake in global medical cannabis company Canopy. Canopy CEO Bruce Linton answered questions about the Constellation deal, strategies for international expansion and whether big alcohol companies should be afraid of marijuana.
Drinking alcohol, even a light or moderate amount, increases the risk of several common cancers. The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) issued a statement identifying alcohol as a "definite" risk factor.
A study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation found drinking alcohol in moderation is more harmful than previously thought. The study analyzed information from millions of people in nearly 200 countries and found that alcohol is tied to nearly 3 million deaths globally each year, with about 1 in 10 deaths linked to alcohol use.
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper says he doesn’t rule out recriminalizing marijuana, as the crime rate has been rising since recreational use of the drug was made legal in 2014.
Texas released its report on child abuse deaths with half the 172 child abuse deaths in 2017 coupled with substance abuse. Marijuana was the most used substance connected to child abuse and neglect deaths, followed by alcohol, cocaine and methamphetamine.
Proposed amendments will violate parental rights and the right to religious freedom.
We are of the opinion that this proposed amendment bill will have extremely negative consequences on our youth, impacting the next generation, with whom we work on a daily basis.
Taquisha McKitty was declared brain dead after suffering cardiac arrest relating to drug overdose. Ontario Superior Court Justice Lucille Shaw ordered that McKitty‘s life support be withdrawn in a month but the family appealed the decision, challenging the brain death designation.