Canadian Drug Policy Coalition

CND Thematic Discussions // Session 2 – Record levels of drug abuse & illicit cultivation, production & trafficking

Chair: Welcome back to the CND thematic discussions. What we will be focusing on this afternoon is the abuse, illicit cultivation and production and manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, as well as the illicit trafficking in those substances and the courses have reached record levels and the illicit demand for the domestic diversion …

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Side Event: Inequities Laid Bare: Responding to Challenges of COVID-19 and Beyond

Organized by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction with the support of Canada, and the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, the Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation, the Community Addictions Peer Support Association (CAPSA), the HIV Legal Network and the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation How has the COVID-19 pandemic worsened existing inequities and negatively affected priority …

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Side Event: Civil society on member state delegations to the CND: Models for engagement, benefits, and lessons learned

Organised by the Governments of Canada, Mexico and New Zealand, the International Drug Policy Consortium, the Centre of Drug Policy Evaluation, the New Zealand Drug Foundation, and the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition Zara Snapp, Instituto RIA I’ve been on the Mexican delegation foe the last 6-7 years, and wanted to share experiences. Some delegations, you …

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Meeting the Challenge: Implementing a Comprehensive Public Health Approach to Illegal Drugs

Organized by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and Transform Drug Policy Foundation Donald MacPherson, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition First principle of the treaties is protection of public health. There has been a growing discussion of public health at the CND. Milton Romani, National Drug Coordinator, Government of Uruguay  Public health is coherent with the objective …

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