Charges Dropped Against Addiction Canada Rehab Owner

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A long awaited legal outcome now back to the business of saving lives during these times of epidemic in Canada.

John Haines of Addiction Canada

"Regardless of the past 2 1/2 years, I will continue to fight to save lives in Canada."

It's not very often that the underdog can end up coming out on top, but this time John Haines did exactly that. "I have claimed my innocence from the very beginning, and my victory is a statement of truth and moral fortitude for everyone who feels they have been a victim to our system," says Mr. John Haines, CEO and Founder of Addiction Canada.

According to court documents read into record yesterday November 3, 2017 at approximately 10:15 am in the Ontario Court of Justice, Central West Division in Orangeville Ontario courtroom 102 case number 0611-998-17-1296 Her Majesty the Queen vs John Haines, one document entitled synopsis, A criminal investigation against Mr Haines and Addiction Canada began in May 2015 after Ontario Provincial Police charged a doctor working at Addiction Canada's Caledon Ontario location with practicing medicine without proper License to do so. The Investigation continued for over the next year and with allegations of defrauding patients of up to $6.1 million, according to court documents, Ontario Provincial Police laid several criminal charges including Fraud, Money Laundering, Trafficking and others in Caledon district through the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville against Haines personally. After being charged, Mr. Haines has always maintained his innocence, and said "I will work to clear my name at any cost." As part of today's proceedings and according to court documents, the original charges were all read into court record with the crown attorney then noting each one was to be withdrawn they included Fraud over for $6.1 Million, Laundering the proceeds, possession of proceeds, and Trafficking in Narcotics and 3 others. According to court documents, In having an unlicensed doctor John Haines failed to act in a manor that his act or omission constituted Mischief, Haines was fined $5,000 by the court on a summary charge of Mischief. Mr. Haines stated after leaving the courthouse, "I always said from the very beginning that I was innocent and now I can focus on the Addiction business which I profess saves lives and specially in a time where it is most needed in this country"

Mr. Haines went on to say that "I will try to take the experiences over the past 2 and half years to change and make better the next wave of addiction treatment I will be involved with to serve and create better overall programs to increase success rates for addiction recovery in Canada." Haines also stated that during this whole ordeal when he was forced to step down and close much of Addiction Canada he continued with interventions across Canada and remained quite busy in light of the Canadian Opioid and Addiction crisis the country has been facing.

Addiction Canada was the largest rehab organization at that time and practicing rehabilitation using proprietary treatment methods and programs designed and created by Mr. Haines. "We had one of the best recovery rates in the country," said Mr. Haines. "My biggest regret is hearing the stories from individuals who went somewhere else for treatment because of what they heard in the news about me and Addiction Canada. It truly breaks my heart to hear about their experiences at the other facilities they ended up going to, and I really wish we had the opportunity to help them personally."

One of the things on the radar for Mr. Haines is his desire to become a leading authority in the space of addiction recovery and rehabilitation. "I'm seriously considering taking on the role of fighting for the people and their families who suffer from addiction to higher level," he claimed. "There are some very serious flaws in our system, and it if it wasn't for private rehab facilities like mine there would be greater loss of life and suffering. Private rehab facilities save lives, and must do so while operating under the challenges of running a business. My respect goes out to all the owners and staff in my industry," stated Mr. Haines.

I guess time will tell which direction Mr. Haines decides to take, but one thing is certain, he won and was proven right! This seems to be just the beginning of a new direction for Mr. Haines, and his desire to serve and take the fight against addiction to new levels has been refueled and energized.

You can contact Addiction Canada for anything related to Addiction Recovery in Canada at info(at)addictioncanada(dot)ca

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