Holland et. al. advocate for urgent implementation and rapid evidence generation for safer drug supply initiatives, especially in areas where drug deaths are escalating due to an unregulated drug supply.
The Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation outlines how social responsibility and equity can be enhanced within Canadian cannabis legislation, emphasising the inclusion of underrepresented racialised people and genders, reparations for the harms of cannabis prohibition through reinvestment of taxes, and amnesty for previous cannabis convictions.
To celebrate the launch of their new publication, Transform are hosting a webinar to discuss the key challenges in regulating psychedelics, as well as proposed regulatory models that seek to fill the gap between medical and therapeutic uses.
Participants of this scheme facilitated by the Drug User Liberation Front reported improved health and life outcomes, including in relation to reliance on street drugs, harmful police interactions and exposure to violence.