Non-Profit Society Helps North End Residents Swap Substances For Cannabis

The East Coast Cannabis Substitution Program has been trying to curb substance addiction since the beginning of the year.

A Halifax program is helping people addicted to substances by supplying them with cannabis.

The East Coast Cannabis Substitution Program started 10 months ago in the north end, and Chris Backer — the person behind the program — says it’s already helping people in Halifax.

“A lot of times it gives people an opportunity to go back home, smoke some weed and have an edible as opposed to being out looking to score or looking for a fix,” he tells NEWS 95.7’s The Sheldon MacLeod Show.

– Read the entire article at Halifax Today.

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