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"Whose Conviction? Religion and the (de)criminalization of drugs," Religion in the Public Sphere

Toronto, Ontario
March 20, 2013

3:00-5:00 p.m.
Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, Univeristy of  Toronto
How does religion shape public opinion about the (de)criminalization of drugs in and beyond Canada? What does Canada's increasing religious diversity do to this debate? And how does religion frame arguments for or against the decriminalization of drugs?

Among our special guests in conversation: Donald MacPherson (Director, Canadian Drug Coalition), Rev. Dr. John Joseph Mastandrea (Metropolitan United Church, Police Chaplain to 51 Division Toronto), Ethan Nadelmann (Director, Drug Policy Alliance)

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