SWITZERLAND IS NOT ALL CHOCOLATE & CLOCKS

Many thanks to Hans Koeppel for this overview of the last 20 years of drug policy and a current update from Switzerland. Interesting how the Swiss government declares its heroin distribution program a “success.” The retention in the program is good because who wouldn’t want to stay in it and get free heroin…. The employment […]

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BEAUTIFUL PIECE IN THE COURIER

Sgt. Toby Hinton, a beat cop on the Downtown Eastside and 23-year veteran of the Vancouver Police Department, has seen firsthand the devastating effects of drugs and alcohol. He works in an overwhelmingly negative environment. But with unprecedented access to tragic life stories, Hinton was determined to do something positive to educate at-risk groups of […]

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