publication . Article . 2013

الحقوق الدستورية لمراكز حقن العقاقير المخدرة الخاضعة للرقابة في كندا

Peter Bowal; Kelsey Horvat;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2013 Journal: International Review of Law, volume 2,013, page 3 (issn: 2223-859X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Qatar University
  • Country: Qatar
Abstract
On September 30, 2011, the Supreme Court of Canada ordered the government of Canada to continue to exempt Vancouver's supervised narcotic injection facility from Canada's criminal drug laws. The controversial clinic, known as Insite, had operated for eight years in one of the country's most socially troubled and economically challenged neighbourhoods struggling with addictions to illegal drugs. Insite was the first of its kind in North America, although supervised drug injection facilities continue in Europe and Australia. In this article we describe what the court accepted as the factual outcomes of this clinic and the constitutional basis for this judicial rej...
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Medical Subject Headings: humanities
free text keywords: Criminal drug law, supervised narcotic injection facility, Supreme court of Canada, Law, K, Islamic law, KBP1-4860, Narcotic, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Political science, Law, Supreme court, Drug injection, Government, Criminal policy
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