Heroin Prescription: A Need for Rational Policy
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Public policy discourse on heroin prescription, and more generally drug law reform, is invariably influenced by morality politics, with entrenched ideological positions. Almost 20 years after the heroin prescription trial was abandoned by the Federal government, this IGPA Seminar discusses prescription heroin as a rational approach to improving health and social outcomes.
DATE: Thursday 27 July 2017
TIME: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
VENUE: Function Room, Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre, 180 London Circuit, CANBERRA CITY
The Seminar is organized in association with and support from the Families and Friends of Drug Law Reform (FFDLR). The event is jointly convened by Professorial Fellow Jon Stanhope AO and Adjunct Professor Dr Khalid Ahmed PSM. It will be in the form of a panel discussion facilitated by Mr Michael Moore AM, Ex MLA, ACT Legislative Assembly and currently the President of World Federation of Public Health Associations.