"Public policy must also recognise that prohibitionist policies continue to fuel organised crime and other violent organisations in our society. Prohibiting drugs creates a black market that greatly inflates the value of drugs - and the profits to be made by selling them."
- Libby Davies
Excerpt from a letter to Health Minister Tony Clement about Safe Injection Site Permit Renewal. July 2006
Special Committee on the Non-Medical Use of Drugs
Supplementary Report - Libby Davies MP Vancouver East
"The Federal NDP will continue to push for changes to the marijuana laws.... These will include: amnesty for past possession convictions, reduction or elimination of fines for personal possession, and non-punitive measures for personal cultivation."
Contradictory Pot Laws In Need Of Immediate Reform - Davies
September 13, 2004