Tuesday, April 9, 2013
High Risk Populations: Victoria had significantly higher rates of both needle and pipe sharing compared to Vancouver when examining all responses collected over the years, although no significant difference was found in the latest results for 2012. Ecstasy use is highest within the club cohort, crack use is highest among the street involved adult cohort and cocaine is highest among the street involved youth. Marijuana use is quite prevalent among all three groups.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Alcohol Consumption: There has been a small reduction in alcohol consumption across the province in 2011 with the exception of North Health Authority where there has been a very small increase.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
BC Crime Stats: On average, Northern BC and the Lower Mainland showed the highest rates of non-cannabis drug offences and property crime in BC between 2008 and 2010.
Wednesday, July 5, 2012
High Risk Populations: The prevalence of needle and crack pipe sharing is significantly higher in Victoria than Vancouver according to latest figures. Ecstasy use is highest within the club cohort, crack use is highest among the street involved adult cohort and marijuana is most prevalent among the street involved youth.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
CARBC Bulletin 8: Overdose Events in British Columbia: Trends in Substances Involved, Contexts and Responses
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Police Drug Seizures: In 2010, the most frequently identified controlled drug or substance in analysed exhibits from BC seizures was marijuana followed by cocaine/crack cocaine
Monday, February 6, 2012
General Population Surveys: Check out the new articles that incorporate 2010 CADUMS data. Data suggests substance use in BC has decreased slightly in past two years.