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Drug Prohibition Perpetuates Harmful Stigma and Discrimination

An excerpt from our November 2021 Annual Meeting, featuring a special guest presentation from Sione Crawford, Executive Officer at Harm Reduction Victoria.

Sione highlights a recent prohibition campaign from the Australian Federal Police as an example of stigmatising and dehumanising propaganda, noting that it is the nature of prohibition itself which causes most stigma and discrimination.

Drug Prohibition Perpetuates Harmful Stigma And Discrimination
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