Tories’ addiction plan misses mark – Toronto Star letter to the editor

« The new national anti-drug strategy announced in the federal budget ignores the impressive body of scientific evidence on the value of investing in harm reduction and alternatives to criminal prosecution for non-violent drug offences. The new strategy funds law enforcement, prevention and treatment programs — three of the four so-called « pillars » common in many drug strategies. But the fourth pillar, harm reduction — which includes needle exchanges, opiate substitution therapy programs and safe-injection facilities – has been eliminated. »

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