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    Drug Advisory Committee


    Mandate

    Promote safer and healthier communities through proactive leadership by addressing and influencing prevention, enforcement, harm reduction and treatment of substance abuse.

    Objectives

    1. Education/Prevention:  Develop clear and consistent communication about the harmful effects of drugs.
       
    2. Drug-Endangered Children: Advocate for federally legislated additional penalty when endangering children in the commission of the substantive offence.
       
    3. Synthetic Drugs: Under development.
       
    4. Cannabis: Provide expert advice and guidance on the legalization of cannabis.
       
    5. Opioid Crisis: Work with stakeholders to identify new evidence-informed strategies.

    Co-chairs

    Chief Constable Mike Serr and Deputy Director Rachel Huggins

    Special Purpose Committees

    • Cannabis Act Review
    • Decriminalization

     

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