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Illicit Drug Poisonings: Decriminalization, Legalization, & Regulation

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Hickman Building (HHB) and via webinar

Room 105 (Auditorium)

University of Victoria

Victoria, BC V8P 5C2

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Join Island Health to hear a panel of experts discuss the public health impact of criminalization on stigma, and the latest evidence pointing to the need for transformative thinking in order to solve the problem of illicit drug poisonings.

Facilitated by Dr. Bernie Pauly (RN, PhD), Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Victoria; Scientist, Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR), and Island Health Scholar in Residence.

Panelists include:

  • Miranda Compton (MSW, RSW), Operations Director, Overdose Emergency Response Centre, Ministry for Mental Health and Addictions
  • Dr. Bonnie Henry (MD, MPH, FRCPC), Provincial Health Officer
  • Leslie McBain, Moms Stop the Harm
  • Dr. Shannon McDonald, Acting Chief Medical Officer, First Nations Health Authority
  • Donald McPherson, Director, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition
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Room 105 (Auditorium)

University of Victoria

Victoria, BC V8P 5C2

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