drug use

News
Jan 7, 2016
Photo: flickr/ Carlos Gracia

The just way to legalize marijuana in Canada

John Akpata
There are now dozens of models of legalization and decriminalization Canada could follow to regulate marijuana use. In 2016, will Canada finally implement a good policy for this?
Book Review
Oct 9, 2014

Why the 'War on Drugs' is a total failure

Paula Mallea
What can be done and what is being done in Canada to move on from the failed "War on Drugs"? Paula Mallea discusses better alternatives in this excerpt.
News
Feb 7, 2014
Photo: flickr/Todd Huffman

Canada needs to adopt a prison harm reduction program

Denise Denning
The success of harm reduction programs internationally and the high rates of HIV and Hepatitis C in Canadian prisons signals the need for the Canadian government to adopt this program in prisons.
Podcast
Nov 8, 2013

Forum: The Case for Heroin Assisted Treatment in Canada

Redeye
Pivot Legal hosted a forum to discuss the benefits of prescribing heroin to profoundly addicted users. The discussion featured Dr. Gabor Maté, Dr. Bruce Alexander, Dave Murray and Scott Bernstein.
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