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Political fireworks about drug decriminalization leave Toronto request in limbo

May 6, 2024  By Christian Paas-Lang, CBC News

May 6, 2024, Toronto, Ont. – A request by Canada’s biggest city to move forward on drug decriminalization is in limbo, facing significant provincial opposition and renewed political debate prompted by a partial rollback of B.C.’s existing policy. Toronto put forward a request to the federal government in 2022, and provided additional information in 2023, Dr. Eileen de Villa, the city’s medical officer of health, said in an interview. | READ MORE

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