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LISTEN: Ottawa Board of Health to request feds decriminalize simple drug possession

City councillor and Ottawa Board of Health Chair Keith Egli speaks tells The Rob Snow Show about the Ottawa Public Health 2019-2022 strategic plan on mental health and substance use.

The Ottawa Board of Health directed Chair Keith Egli to write to the federal health minister to request that the Government of Canada pursue decriminalizing simple possession of illegal drugs for personal use, a policy that is also endorsed by the Ottawa Police Service.

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