Donald MacPherson is the director of the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition.
Books by Donald MacPherson
Social Action Saving Lives
This book tells a story about community activism in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side (DTES) that culmi-nated in a social justice movement to open the first official safe injection site. This story is unique: it is told from the point of view of drug users — those most affected by drug policy, political decisions and policing. It provides a montage of poetry, photos, early Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU) meetings, journal entries from the Back Alley, the “unofficial&rdquo… (more information)
Drug Policy in Canada
In More Harm Than Good, Carter, Boyd and MacPherson take a critical look at the current state of Canadian drug policy and raise key questions about the effects of Canada’s increasing involvement in and commitment to the “war on drugs.” A primer on Canadian drug policy, the analysis in More Harm Than Good is shaped by critical sociology and online pill viagra feminist perspectives on drugs and incorporates insights not only from individuals who are on the front lines of drug policy in Canada… (more information)