Tom Shannon has worked on Parliament Hill specializing in legislative and procedural affairs. He is the former president of a federal employee’s union and holds a master’s degree in philosophy.
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Eliminating criminal penalties for all drug use is a logical evolution of Canada's drug policy
Portugal recognized years ago that drastic measures were called for in order to combat its own drug crisis. By treating drug addiction as a medical issue, not a criminal one, the country saw considerable improvements in rates of addiction. Canada could learn a thing or two from them.