Letters To Government

GPDOTS Letter of concern – Pharmaceutical marketing and their conflicts of interest in Canada

On June 21st, 2015 GPDOTS board of directors wrote our Federal and Provincial Ministers of Health a letter of concern regarding pharmaceutical marketing and their conflicts of interest in Canada. Please click here to view our letter <—– We encourage the public to share our letter and contact your Federal and Provincial Ministers of Health to… Continue reading GPDOTS Letter of concern – Pharmaceutical marketing and their conflicts of interest in Canada

Ideas to think about

Do not let RX drug drop off day mislead you

Prescription Drug Drop Off Day is fast approaching. In the past GPDOTS has supported different take back day initiatives. When this became a national initiative and  Partnership for Drug Free Canada started funding the Rx drug take back day the messaging seemed to change in a direction myself and other group members feel is misleading. Examples… Continue reading Do not let RX drug drop off day mislead you

Letters from the Public · Uncategorized

Kody Cook, another young Nova Scotian lost to RX drugs

On June 24, 2014, my youngest son, Kody Cook, died from an accidental overdose of methadone and clonazepam. Kody was just 20 years old. Kody left behind family and many friends. Our lives have been shattered by this loss. Kody had an unforgettable smile and a great sense of humor. He was a loving, kind,… Continue reading Kody Cook, another young Nova Scotian lost to RX drugs

Articles

RCMP complaint findings regarding Ryan Good’s death grossly inadequate

On December 23rd 2014 RCMP issued complaint findings to GPDOTS director Trine Lise Good regarding the complaint she filed after her sons death investigation was closed with no charges laid and minimal investigation done. Previous to the complaint being filed Mrs Good had never been interviewed for an official statement in person by the RCMP… Continue reading RCMP complaint findings regarding Ryan Good’s death grossly inadequate