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The city of Oakville is located in between Hamilton and Toronto, situated on Lake Ontario and is one of the most densely populated areas of Canada. The drug problems that people face living in Oakville are issues with common street drugs and petty crimes to battling the fentanyl crisis that is sweeping across the country. Oakville has a lot of problems with drugs. It could be because of its proximity to Toronto, the capital of Ontario. It may also be because of its 165,600 population. Although most of the people of Oakville, Ontario are Caucasian, there are several other ethnicities, such as Chinese, Asian, etc. Oakville has a younger population than the whole country of Canada. More than 28 percent of the population is under the age of 19 years old. This factor also doesn’t help as drugs are often seen within the younger parts of a population. Some of the major drugs which are on the Oakville market include methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana. 

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Marijuana has always been a big problem all over Ontario and Canada. Oakville is no different. There have been a lot of drug busts, which had to do with cannabis. For example, in summer 2009, a home was found with 20,000 dollars worth of marijuana and was trafficking it. There have been instances of clandestine labs, which were found growing up marijuana plants to sell them. The bust on one of these labs involved equipment and marijuana plants that were at various stages of development. The equipment was worth four thousand dollars, and the marijuana was 448,000 dollars. There have been some cocaine trafficking in Oakville, Ontario such as a man caught with 30 kgs of cocaine, which was worth 783,000 dollars. Cocaine addiction is definitely present in Oakville with such amount of drug being sold by just one man. There are other dealers doing the same thing. There is also a methamphetamine phenomenon in Ontario. Oakville city is now trying to help the population by educating them on the effects of crystal methamphetamine so that they become more aware of the dangers created by meth addiction. This is very important as the more people know about the real risks, the less they will be tempted to start using methamphetamine. Those addicts need some real help, and they can get it in drug rehab centers.

The information below will help you on how to find a drug rehab in Oakville, Ontario. The list could be incomplete, so if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at 1-877-254-3348.

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people.

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