Tag Archives: harm reduction

Deadly Consequences: Alberta’s Failing Drug Policy

Emily Doerksen discusses a number of the policy failures affecting people who use drugs in Canada, up to and including the Alberta UCP government’s decision to close multiple safe consumption sites across the province.

Methadone Access in Prisons: Stop Strip-Searching

Matt Bonn and Martha Paynter oppose the routine strip-searching of people incarcerated in Nova Scotia prisons who have been administered methadone.

Clean Needle Pilot Programs at 2 Federal Prisons

Chelsea Cox comments on the introduction of two clean needle exchange pilot programs in Canadian prisons.

The Politics of HIV

Harry Critchley argues that laws and policies can contribute to the spread or reduction of HIV infections.

Regulating Marijuana Medicine in Canada: New Challenges and Prospects for Meaningful Reform

Andrew Hathaway discusses the challenges surrounding the regulation of medical marijuana.