Youth Speak on Cannabis Legalization

Together with the support of Lift and the International Centre for Science in Drug Policy (ICSDP), CSSDP hosted a youth roundtable to contribute input to the Task Force for Marijuana Regulation and Legalization on what sensible drug policy should look like.

Read what youth have to say!

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Regarding the Ongoing Criminalization of Cannabis Dispensary Workers

 

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Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (CSSDP) is a grassroots network comprised of youth and students who are concerned about the negative impact our drug policies have on individuals and communities. We work on local, national and international levels to promote sensible drug policy, increase harm reduction awareness, and disseminate evidence-based educational resources.

An Interview with Kyle Lumsden, Secretary for CSSDP

An interview with Advisor for the Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (CSSDP), Kyle Lumsden, by Member-at-Large Scott Douglas Jacobsen on Lumsden’s experience and knowledge of harm reduction, and CSSDP.

An Interview with Jenna Valleriani, Advisor for CSSDP

An interview with Advisor for the Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (CSSDP), Jenna Valleriani, by Member-at-Large Scott Douglas Jacobsen on Valleriani’s experience and knowledge of harm reduction, and CSSDP.

An Interview with Heidi Trautmann, Volunteer for CSSDP

An interview with volunteer for the Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (CSSDP), Heidi Trautmann, by Member-at-Large Scott Douglas Jacobsen on Trautmann’s experience and knowledge of harm reduction, and CSSDP.

Psychological Dependence and Classical Conditioning

Psychological dependence and Classical conditioning: Salvador Dalí said that everybody should try Hashish, but only once. This sentence summarizes society’s fear towards drugs. People are afraid of drugs, but mostly, we are afraid of ourselves. We are afraid of not...

Listen to youth when developing youth drug policy

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.

The New Alcohol Sales Policies will Increase Harm in Ontario

The current provincial government of Ontario is implementing a policy to sell alcohol in over 300 new outlets in Ontario over the next few years. This will largely include selling wine and beer in grocery stores. The plan is part of the liberal government’s intention...

An Interview with Gonzo Nieto (Part Three)

What are some local examples that show the positive impacts of harm reduction? There’s an organization in Montreal called Group de recherche et d’intervention psychosociale (GRIP). They are a francophone harm reduction group based on Montreal with whom I have...

An Interview with Gonzo Nieto (Part Two)

What is your perspective on the theory of harm reduction as a philosophy? Harm reduction works from the perspective that you should meet people where they are rather than tell people what to do or not do. The reality is people will use drugs. If you solely tell people...