Supervised consumption site: poster

Supervised Consumption Sites

A Simpler Application Process

Application Requirements

Old

  • 26 Criteria

New

  • 5 Factors

Evidence

Old

  • Requirement to provide scientific evidence about the value of supervised consumption sites

New

  • Requirement to provide information on intended public health benefit for the site in question

Support Letters

Old

  • 5 Required
    • Provincial/territorial minister responsible for health
    • Local government
    • Head of the police force
    • Lead public health professional
    • Provincial/territorial public safety minister
    • Provincial/territorial minister responsible for the delivery of supervised consumption services

New

  • 1 Required
    • Provincial/territorial minister responsible for the delivery of supervised consumption services

Background Details

Old

  • Required for all personnel

New

  • Required for all personnel persons in charge

Application Review

Old

  • Cannot be reviewed until complete

New

  • Can start review while application in development

Transparency Of Decisions

Old

  • Minister not required to make public the reasons for a refusal

New

  • Minister must make public the reasons for a refusal

Renewal Process

Old

  • New application

New

  • Updated information only

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Organization: Health Canada
Date published: 2017
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