Canada’s Drug Futures Forum

Attend the Canada’s Drug Futures Forum in Ottawa on April 4 & 5, 2017, to map out the next decade of drug policy reform in Canada.

Recent decisions by the Canadian government concerning harm reduction, opioids, cannabis, and sentencing are signalling a new approach to managing illicit drug use in Canada.

Meanwhile, a new US administration promises to strengthen the narcotics regime with consequences for control efforts abroad as well as for cannabis policies in many US states.

This fast-changing landscape makes now the right time to bring together leading voices from across the country to look across the next decade and help identify new opportunities and directions for drug policies in Canada.

On April 4 - 5, 2017, join more than 120 researchers, policy-makers, public health officials, law enforcement professionals, drug users and community organizers meet in Ottawa to examine the future of Canada’s domestic and international drug policies.

Hear from more than a dozen speakers and participate in four discussion streams to help shape recommendations concerning:

  • International control and management
  • Decriminalization, regulation and harm reduction
  • Integrating policing and public health
  • Strategies for health and social equity

Health Minister's Keynote: April 5
Dr. Jane Philpott, MP
Canadian Health Minister Dr. Jane Philpott will deliver keynote remarks on the second day of Canada's Drug Futures Forum.

For the list of speakers and to register click here.

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