The BCCDC Foundation for Public Health is pleased to be a sponsor for a very important free public forum that will discuss new models for drug policy grounded in compassion, human rights, and public health. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 7-9pm at the SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts at 149 West Hastings St in Vancouver.

Titled, “Systems Change: Envisioning a Canada Beyond Prohibition”, the international panelists will discuss imagining a future where people have access to a safe and regulated supply of substances. The event will be moderated by Garth Mullins: activist, award-winning broadcaster and member of the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users and will be recorded for his podcast “Crackdown”.

Panelists include: Steve Rolles, Senior Policy Analyst, Transform Drug Policy Foundation (UK); Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, Professor, Sociology, University of Toronto (CAN), Suzanne Fraser, Professor, Public Health, Curtin University (AUS) and Zara Snapp, Co-founder, Instituto RIA (MEX).

To register for this FREE event, claim your tickets here on Eventbrite

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