Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Policy Brief

Policy Brief to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights: Bill C-5 (previously Bill C-22)

Submitted to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights in April 2022.

Identifies potential revisions to Bill C-5 for better alignment with the best evidence on alternatives to the criminalization of substance use. It also highlights actions that must accompany legislative change to achieve the intended objectives. 

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