Elected Council rejects methadone clinic for Ohsweken
Six Nations Elected Council has decided it will not be supporting the dispensing of methadone and suboxone through Ancestral Voices Healing Centre in the Ohsweken Village Plaza.
Gail Whitlow, owner of Ancestral Voices and Shaab Syed, a licensed pharmacist, have been seeking council’s approval for the past few months.
Whitlow designated space in the back of her business where the drugs would have been available.
Six Nations Elected chief and council considered concerns from community members and tenants of the Iroquois Plaza when making their decision.
They also considered the ownership requirements of the Ontario Drug and Pharmacies Regulations Act.
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