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  • Job Opportunity:

    Coordinator of Research Funding Opportunities

  • PRESS RELEASE:

    Canadian youth share perspectives on cannabis legalization

  • ICSDP Supports Health Canada’s Decision on Heroin-Assisted Treatment

  • PRESS RELEASE:

    Canadian civil society groups call for immediate action to opioid overdose crisis

  • Read or Listen to Victoria's Story Now

  • New Study:

    Compulsory addiction treatment less effective than voluntary treatments for long-term treatment of drug dependence

  • SCIENTISTS ARE DEMANDING A NEW APPROACH TO EVALUATING ILLICIT DRUG POLICY

  • Scientists Speak Out Against False Cannabis Claims

  • Scientists Working Towards Evidence-Based Drug Policies

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International Centre for Science in Drug Policy

The ICSDP is seeking a Coordinator of Research Funding Opportunities (Read more)

Canadian youth submit feedback to the Task Force for Marijuana Legalization and Regulation, calling for low age restrictions, decriminalization of youth offences, and better drug education (Read more)

The ICSDP strongly supports Health Canada’s decision to once again allow doctors to prescribe pharmaceutical-grade heroin for the treatment of individuals with severe opioid addiction (Read more)

On International Overdose Awareness Day, over 70 Canadian civil society groups endorsed an urgent call to action for immediate response to the national crisis of opioid overdose deaths (Read more)

Read or listen to Victoria's story of surviving overdose and addiction as a teenager, and why she believes we must prioritize health indicators to capture the real impacts of drugs and drug policy on communities (Read more)

A new study by the ICSDP has found that compulsory addiction treatment is less effective than voluntary treatments for long-term treatment of drug dependence (Read more

Join scientific experts from around the world in calling on governments to connect drug policy to community values (Read more)

The ICSDP reviews thirteen oft-repeated claims on cannabis use and regulation and finds that none are strongly supported by scientific evidence (Read more)

#CannabisClaims reports are now available in Spanish (Read more)