Drug Control Strategies in Canada

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Drug Control Strategies in Canada
Introduction
This paper refers to the Canadian drug control strategy that seems to have much in common with the American approach in its focus on law enforcement more than public health. Some argue that state investment in medical support and possible de-addiction should be Canada’s first line response to drug abuse and addiction. However, the public health and harm reduction alternative to a present law enforcement approach does have significant drawbacks. These include a different ethical sense of the illegal drug industry and the addict in important topics to be considered before shifting to a public health-oriented approach.
Law Enforcement or Public Health?
Ernest Drucker of Columbia University and...
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