Brady Bateman

The Saskatchewan government has announced they will begin distributing safe inhalation supplies in an effort to tackle high HIV and Hepatitis C rates in the province.
The Saskatchewan government has announced they will begin distributing safe inhalation supplies in an effort to tackle high HIV and Hepatitis C rates in the province. YouTube/Screenshot

Sask. to begin distribution of safer inhalation supplies

By Brady Bateman
November 9, 2018 - 5:00pm

Drug users in Saskatchewan will soon be given a safer option for inhalation supplies after the Saskatchewan Health Authority announced they will be supplying community based organizations (CBOs) and Saskatchewan’s provincially funded harm reduction sites with safer inhalation supplies.

Staff with the Saskatchewan government believe they are on the right path when it comes to affecting youth smoking statistics in the province.
Staff with the Saskatchewan government believe they are on the right path when it comes to affecting youth smoking statistics in the province. file photo/paNOW Staff

Teen smoking a concern for Saskatchewan government

By Brady Bateman
November 2, 2018 - 2:38pm

A recent survey completed by Statistics Canada has revealed teenagers in Saskatchewan are smoking at rates much higher than the national average, and the Canadian Cancer Society believes the Saskatchewan government is partially to blame.