Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Policy Brief

Evidence-Based Decriminalization (Policy Brief)

Summarizes and supplements the report, Decriminalization: Options and Evidence, published in 2018. Examines key considerations to guide an evidence-based and effective approach to decriminalization. Presents various options on decriminalizing controlled substances to reduce harms. Highlights how decriminalization covers a range of policies and practices.

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