On January 31st, 2017, CSSDP chair Dessy Pavlova presented on the First, Do Less Harm: The Future of Drug Policy in Canada panel on why youth should be included in developing youth drug policies.
We are looking for two passionate, driven youth and students join our board of directors and help us undo the harms done by the drug war and its policies.
Board member Michelle Theissen and Okanagen CSSDP chapter member Megan Stager discuss how the terms we use reflect the attitudes we hold.
The harm reduction model for drug use and drug policy in contrast to the zero tolerance model, explained by CSSDP member-at-large Scott Jacobsen.
CSSDP board member Dessy Pavlova tells her personal story of overdose and harm reduction on International Overdose Awareness Day.
On September 7, 2016, CSSDP is co-hosting a roundtable on cannabis legalization.
Board member Daniel Greig looks into what comes after cannabis legalization and how psychedelics can better our healthcare systems.
Board member Kyle Lumsden talks about his experiences attending the 2016 Students for Sensible Drug Policy conference in Washington, DC.
Board member Heather D’Alessio reflects on the progressive human rights in Canada and how #ProjectClaudia correlates with the history of Pride Month in Toronto.
Au fil des quatre dernières décénies, nombre de politiciens ont martelé un discours pronant que la prohibition tiendrait les drogues loin de la portée des jeunes. Cependant, comme nous avons pu l’observer, la situation inverse s’est produite et les taux d’usage de substances illicites sont plus hauts que jamais.
It was a week of high hopes at the UN with Canadian Minister of Health Jane Philpott’s announcement of the country’s plan to legalize cannabis in Spring 2017. The Minister’s statement also focused on safe injection sites, naloxone distribution, support for people who use drugs, and harm reduction practices.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Tara Marie Watson gives her insight on cannabis legalization.