June 23rd 2014 GPDOTS sent a letter to the Nova Scotia Minister of Justice, Lena Diab regarding our concern with overdose death investigation protocol and officer education in prescription drugs. We felt the need to voice our concerns after hearing repeated stories about families who lost loved ones to rx drug overdoses and experienced delays, no… Continue reading Minister Diab dismisses GPDOTS concerns regarding enforcement RX drug investigations
Over the past few weeks Get Prescription Drugs off the Street Society has been collecting signatures from stakeholders and the public urging Health Canada to deny the approval of the powerful new pain narcotic Zohydro ER. We would like to create as much public awareness as possible in relation to the possible approval of Zohydro… Continue reading GPDOTS urges Health Canada to deny approval of Zohydro
Original Letter: Sent: May-30-13 11:08 AM To: ‘firstname.lastname@example.org‘; ‘email@example.com‘ Subject: School curriculum Dear Mrs Jennex, I am writing you today with a plea of assistance in having the drug awareness curriculum to be changed by the start of the school year in 2013. The current curriculum is outdated and not sufficient for today’s youth based… Continue reading Letter to the Minister of Education from a concerned parent regarding RX drug abuse education
Dear Minister Jennex: I have a daughter who will be entering Grade 11 this September and I have an older daughter who graduated last year from High School. We live in the Annapolis Valley and I chose to bring my children up in this area because I grew up and went to Cole Harbour High… Continue reading Letter to the Minister of Education From A Concerned Parent – RX Drug Abuse Education
Hi Mrs. Jennex, My name is Michelle Longley and I teach grade 7 English Language Arts and Healthy Living at Chester Area Middle School. I recently invited Amy Graves to come and speak to my grade 7 students about Prescription Drug Overdose. Some older students at my school had come to me confidentially, worried about… Continue reading Letter To The Minister Of Education From A Concerned Teacher – RX Drug Abuse
So I wonder what solution the working group came back with? Anyone care to share??? To learn more about the Kristin Dowling Story CLICK HERE <—————
My Original Letter : From: Amy Graves Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2012 10:15 AM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: RX Drug Abuse In Bridgewater , What Action Are You Taking MLA Ramey? Dear Mr. Ramey , It has come to my attention that there has been a recent prescription drug related death in your community of Bridgewater… Continue reading Gary Ramey MLA for Bridgewater replies to my letter..
From: Amy Graves [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Monday, March 26, 2012 9:42 AM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Rx Drug Education In Nova Scotia Schools Dear Ms. Jennex , I have been emailing you since the summer of 2011 about the prescription drug problem in the Annapolis Valley and Nova Scotia . I received only one reply and… Continue reading Letter To Ramona Jennex , The Minister Of Education About RX Drug Abuse Education in Local Schools