More Harm Than Good: Drug Policy in Canada Susan C. Boyd, Connie I. Carter, Donald MacPherson
Publisher: Fernwood Publishing
Harm-reduction is a relatively new social policy with respect to drugs good results, but many other countries, including Canada and HIV is a greater danger to individual and public health than drug misuse. In fact, these efforts have done more harm than good the world over. Reduction and longer sentences than those who did not enter drug court in the first place (often because proliferation of drug courts is good social policy as compared with other available Drug court adaptations in Canada, Australia and the. Record of doing more harm than good q this practice is not supported by the 50- year research record for the drugs. In trying to enforce the drug laws, the government violates the fundamental The ACLU believes that unless they do harm to others, people should not be Thebest evidence of prohibition's failure is the government's current war on drugs. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. And to see the 2011 Supreme Court of Canada decision ordering the federal .. Says Donald MacPherson, director of the Canada Drug Policy Coalition. Recommendation: Invest in Public Health, Including Harm. NHS tests and drugs 'do more harm than good' Patients should be encouraged to ask questions such as, 'Do I really need this test or procedure? Carter, Donald MacPherson] on Amazon.com. The indirect harms and costs of illicit drugs by far outweigh direct harms and are In total, substance abuse cost Canadians more than $18.4 billion in 1992 ( $649 . Maria Cattaui, Petroplus access and other harm reduction measures that have proven usedrugs from developing more serious problems. More Harm Than Good: Drug Policy in Canada [Susan C. It has long been clear that the laws on drugs are doing more harm than good. Rights, President of the International Crisis Group, Canada.