Health – November 6, 2013

In Committee from the House of Commons

Health – November 6, 2013

Robert Ianiro, the director general of the Department of Health, discusses the government’s role in prescription drug abuse in Canada. Specific areas of discussion include the large amount of Canadian youth using prescription drugs for recreational reasons, as well as Health Canada’s role in ensuring the overall safety of drugs on the market. Senior department officials Debra Gillis, Sandra Bruce and John Patrick Stewart also discuss. (November 6, 2013)