Saskatoon mom takes drug rehab petition to Legislature

A Saskatchewan mother, grieving the overdose death of her 16-year-old daughter, is pressing the provincial legislature to lengthen the period during which a child over 16 may be compelled to remain in drug treatment. “Kids who are using regularly never have proper brain function, so to expect them to choose to go to rehab is irrational on our part,” said a drug counselor supporting the mother’s petition. See the full CBC News story at the link below.