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Decriminalizing opioids and other drugs in Canada

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Rosalie Silberman Abella Moot Court Room, Jackman Law Building

78 Queen's Park Cres

2nd floor

Toronto, ON M5S 1K7

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Dalla Lana School of Public Health Leadership Series

*SOLD OUT: lecture & panel will be live broadcast and link will be posted here close to the date*

Supervised injection services are critical, evidence-based public health interventions that save lives daily, but are Toronto's four sites enough? Should Canada join countries like Portugal in decriminalizing drug use to help overcome the stigma associated with addiction and improve community health?

Keynote: 5:30 p.m.
Panel: 6:30 p.m.
Reception: 7:15 p.m.

Keynote:

Donald MacPherson
Executive Director, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition
Simon Fraser University

Panellists:

Dr. Ahmed M. Bayoumi
Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
Research Scientist and Physician, St. Michael’s Hospital

Leigh Chapman

PhD Candidate, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto
Moss Park Overdose Prevention Site Co-founder

Nazlee Maghsoudi
PhD candidate, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
Knowledge Translation Manager, International Centre for Science in Drug Policy

Matt Johnson
Harm Reduction Outreach Program Coordinator
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre

Moderator:

Carol Strike
Professor of Social and Behavioural Health Sciences
Dalla Lana School of Public Health


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Rosalie Silberman Abella Moot Court Room, Jackman Law Building

78 Queen's Park Cres

2nd floor

Toronto, ON M5S 1K7

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