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Backgrounder: Stop the Violence BC

This backgrounder provides a summary and overview of the Stop the Violence BC campaign. Included are summaries of Breaking the Silence and How Not to Protect Community Health and Safety. The report also includes quotes from Stop the Violence BC coalition members and supporters.

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Backgrounder: How not to protect community health and safety

This backgrounder summarizes the key points raised in How not to protect community health and safety, the second report from the Stop the Violence BC Coalition. This backgrounder briefly outlines the failure of prohibition to reduce availability or potency of cannabis and suggests some policy alternatives to better protect community health and safety.  

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Backgrounder: Breaking the Silence

This backgrounder summarizes the key points raised in Breaking the Silence, the first report from the Stop the Violence BC Coalition. This backgrounder briefly outlines the links between cannabis prohibition and the growth of organized crime and related violence in the province and defines the public health concept of “regulation”.  

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