‘Heroin buyers club’ vision unveiled for legal heroin sales in B.C.
CBC spoke to Evan Wood, executive director of the BC Centre on Substance Use and a UBC professor, about “heroin compassion clubs” be set up in B.C. to tackle the number […]
Feb 26, 2019
For How to Change Your Mind author Michael Pollan, journalism is a real trip
The Georgia Straight published an article about Michael Pollan who will be the speaker at UBC Connects in February. Pollan will be in conversation with Rickey Yada, dean of UBC’s faculty […]
Jan 31, 2019
Evan Wood, a professor with the UBC faculty of medicine and executive director of the BC Centre on Substance Abuse, was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Early Edition about high-strength opioids. […]
Dec 6, 2018
What is HIV Treatment as Prevention?
As the 2015 International Aids Society Conference gets underway in Vancouver, B.C., researcher M-J Milloy outlines how Treatment as Prevention, a made-in-B.C. approach, has the potential to end the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Jul 20, 2015
World’s top HIV/AIDS researchers converge on Vancouver
UBC and the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) will welcome more than 6,000 of the world’s leading HIV/AIDS experts to Vancouver next week.
Jul 16, 2015
Physicians struggle to clinically diagnose early HIV infection
Journal of the American Medical Association study reveals early detection is easily missed.
Jul 15, 2014
Evan Wood: Why conservatives should favor legalizing marijuana
In California alone, the illegal market for cannabis, or marijuana, has been estimated to be worth about $14 billion per year, and the legalization initiative aims to redirect the flow of these massive profits from violent drug cartels toward government coffers.
Oct 21, 2010