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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/04/2003

MDs worry about criminalization of addictions

Ottawa

— The federal government should shift its drug-fighting focus from punishing addicts to providing them with professional medical treatment, says Dana Hanson, president of the Canadian Medical Association. Hanson also said that while people with addictions should not receive criminal records, decriminalizing marijuana possession must come with a national drug strategy that discourages use and provides help.

Employer Web site on mental health

Toronto