Treating those who suffer from drug abuse as criminals have proven ineffective in alleviating the burden of drug abuse on our society. Instead, it has driven those with the potential to be rehabilitated into the streets and exacerbated the issues of mental health and homelessness.
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122 people have signed this petition. Add your voice to the growing number of Canadians speaking out about this issue.
Your petitioners call upon the Government of Canada to cease incarceration of those who suffer from drug abuse, and to begin rehabilitation of said victims back into society through treatment programs, as does Portugal.