OTTAWA – Health Canada is spending $1.5 million to air recycled ads on prescription drugs and pot in the run-up to the fall federal election.
The federal health agency started re-airing the ads Monday that will run on TV and online until Aug. 8.
Health Minister Rona Ambrose says the ads illustrate the harmful effects of prescription drug abuse and the impact of marijuana use on the developing brains of teenagers.
“Our government will continue to raise awareness about the harmful effects of drug abuse and encourage youth to choose a drug-free lifestyle,” Ambrose said in a statement.
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