May 11


06:30 pm - 09:30 pm

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J Slater


St. John's Scottish Episcopal Church

1A Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, GB, EH1 2AB

Drugs can be dangerous. But does banning them cause more harm than good?

As drug deaths hit record levels in Scotland, come along to learn, and talk about the impact of drugs, and how we can better protect our communities

Join the discussion about what a new approach to drugs could mean for Scotland, Edinburgh, your family and your community with a powerful panel of affected families, ex-police, treatment groups and politicians.

Speakers include:

Alison Crocket, Head, Whole Systems Unit, Drug Policy Division, Scottish Government

Dr Saket Priyadarshi, associate medical director at Glasgow Alcohol and Drug Recovery Services

Emma Crawshaw, Chief Executive Officer, Crew 2000

Katrina Thornton, Anyone’s Child: Families for Safer Drug Control

Anne-Marie Cockburn, of Anyone’s Child: Families for Safer Drug Control whose daughter Martha died from an accidental MDMA overdose

Ian Andrew, Law Enforcement Action Partnership, Scotland

Peter Krykant, Activst and Fundraising Lead, Cranstoun.

Chaired by Jane Slater, Deputy CEO of Transform Drug Policy Foundation

Followed by a Question and Answer discussion.