stop the violence bc
By Megan Cole - Nelson Star
The Stop the Violence BC campaign and advocates for the legalization of marijuana are responding to comments made in last week’s emotionally charged city council meeting.
“I think the mayor [John Dooley] is well meaning,” said Dr. Evan Wood with the campaign. “But really we need an evidence-based and factual discussion. Clearly his views are inconsistent with the Chief Medical Officer of BC, the Health Officers Council representing all major regions of this province, let alone the voices of law enforcement and supreme court justices and other legal experts.”
Wood, who is a professor of medicine at University of BC and works at St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver, has extensive experience in drug policy. Read more »