University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC
On November 1, International Drug Users Day is celebrated around the world hailing the resiliency of people who use drugs against the longstanding war on our lives. While most forms of discrimination have been exposed as social injustices, discrimination against people who use drugs is still seen as justified in the eyes of the law in countries around the world. The War on Drugs has had a horrendous effect globally on human rights, further marginalizing the marginalized and cementing other forms of injustice such as racism and sexism. Yet despite the widespread global discrimination, the community of people who use drugs is stronger than ever in our struggle against injustice. Drug use is a normal part of our society, so let’s make drug policy reform mainstream!
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