Nathaniel Erskine-Smith

Your member of parliament for


Beaches-East York

Nathaniel Erskine-Smith

Your member of parliament for


Beaches-East York

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We should treat drug abuse as a health issue, and not as a crime.

The Liberal caucus now supports my stance to treat drug abuse as a health issue.

One year ago today, I published an article in VICE Canada, arguing that we should treat drug abuse as a health issue, and not as a crime.

I’m proud to say that our national Liberal caucus now stands behind the same idea. Specifically, we’ve submitted a policy resolution to our upcoming Liberal Party of Canada | Parti libéral du Canada convention to treat drug abuse as a health issue, expand treatment and harm reduction services, and re-classify low-level drug possession offences as administrative violations.

You can read my VICE article here.

And see press coverage of our caucus policy resolution here.