Ruth Dreifuss dans Le Devoir, Canada: “Pour une réforme efficace des politiques sur les drogues”

Co-signé par Ruth Dreifuss, ancienne présidente de la Confédération suisse et présidente de la Commission globale de politique en matière de drogues; et Richard Elliott, directeur général du Réseau juridique canadien VIH/sida Lire l’article original dans Le Devoir. Le mois dernier, le Canada a réussi à faire adopter la toute première résolution concernant la lutte

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Chair Dreifuss in Globe and Mail: “Ottawa should decriminalize all drugs – it’s effective policy”

by Ruth Dreifuss, Chair of the Global Commissioner and former President of Switzerland, and Richard Elliott, Executive Director of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network. Read original article in Globe and Mail. Last month, Canada secured the adoption of the first-ever resolution on addressing stigma against people who use drugs at the

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The Global Commission calls for decriminalization as key to addressing the opioid epidemic in North America

PRESS RELEASE Wednesday 1 November 2017 The current opioid epidemic that is sweeping across North America urgently requires a balanced and responsible legal framework for managing the presence of drugs in society. Authorities initially responded to the crisis by limiting the supply of prescription opioids from health care providers. Evidence

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Why legalize pot, but shy away from addressing opioids?

Op-Ed by Commissioners Kwasniewski, former President of Poland, and Grover, former UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health, focusing on cannabis legalization in Canada, the opioid crisis and harm reduction. Read article in The Globe and Mail.

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