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Alternatives to the War on Drugs in Canada

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Alternatives to the War on Drugs in Canada

Banting Institute (Room 131)

100 College Street

Oct 09 -12 to 2 pm

JOIN US and hear from a multidisciplinary team of panelists as they share their perspectives on how we can dismantle the War on Drugs and support a public health approach to drug policy.

Nothing has contributed more to the overdose crisis and issues of mass incarceration than the War on Drugs in Canada. This event will invite activists, researchers, public health professionals, and people with lived experience of substance use to discuss alternatives to drug prohibition, and consider compassionate approaches to drug policy that prioritize public health and social justice.

Panelists include:

Susan Shepherd, Strategic Support Director at Toronto Public Health;

Ish Aderonmu, Executive Director at Legal(ish) Canada

Sandra Ka Hon Chu, Director of Research and Advocacy at Canadian HIV Legal Network

and MORE

Moderator: Alannah Fricker, President, Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy Ryerson chapter

This event is wheelchair accessible. If you have questions or require any accessibility accommodations to ensure your inclusion in this event, please email toronto@cssdp.org

About CSSDP:

We are an international grassroots network who are concerned about the negative impact our drug policies have on individuals and communities.

Check us out on social media: @UofTCSSDP @CSSDPRyerson

Organizer

Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/uoftcssdp

Venue

Banting Institute
100 College Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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