Globe editorial: How drug decriminalization could help stem an epidemic of drug overdoses
The Globe and Mail
With a rising death toll from drug overdoses, a bipartisan cry is rising for decriminalization of all drugs across Canada
It is actually pretty wild that Canada's most establishment paper just gave the thumbs-up to full drug decriminalization.
International evidence (esp Switzerland & Portugal) is clear: We need a public health approach to drug policy. More than 10,000 Canadians have died from opioid overdoses since 2016. It's well past time to follow the evidence.
How drug #decriminalization could help stem an epidemic of drug overdoses: