Category Archives: Advocacy

OPEN LETTER: International Narcotics Control Board must call on the Sri Lankan authorities to halt imminent executions for drug-related offences

Download Open Letter   “Executions for drug offences are prohibited under international human rights law, as drug offences do not meet the threshold of ‘most serious crimes’ to which Article…

OPEN LETTER: Calling on Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General to implement a public safety approach to policing

Download Open Letter   “Your ministry and the Province bear responsibility to ensure the health and safety of people who use drugs. People continue to die as a result of…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Canadian Drug Policy Coalition and Pivot Legal Society successfully defend supervised consumption at Federal Court of Canada

The precedent-setting decision protects public health and harm reduction efforts from unnecessary barriers and interference from third parties Vancouver, BC – This week, the Honourable Justice Mosley released his decision…

OPEN LETTER: City of Ottawa must support overdose prevention sites

Download Open Letter   “The toxic drug market has created a need to urgently re-orient our harm reduction efforts across the country. We hope that Ottawa develops a robust response…