Should Toronto push to decriminalize all drugs? The city’s medical health officer ready to consider it

Posted: August 7, 2017 in Uncategorized

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Toronto’s new Medical Officer of Health is calling for a public discussion on the merits of decriminalizing all drugs in the wake of the ongoing overdose epidemic.

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Source: Should Toronto push to decriminalize all drugs? The city’s medical health officer ready to consider it | Toronto Star

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The city is convening a committee of health and drug policy experts to explore “a different approach that puts the health of the community first,” Dr. Eileen De Villa said.

 
Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, says the current approach to drugs in Toronto is not working and a new approach is needed.
Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, says the current approach to drugs in Toronto is not working and a new approach is needed.  (Andrew Francis Wallace / Toronto Star) | Order this photo  
 

Toronto’s new Medical Officer of Health is calling for a public discussion on the merits of decriminalizing all drugs in the wake of the ongoing overdose epidemic.

“It’s clear that our current approach to drugs in this city and this country doesn’t seem to be having…

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