Fact Sheets

The John Howard Society of Alberta has produced a number of two-page documents containing concise information on specific issues and topics. Our most recent fact sheets are listed first, but you can use the table below to sort in any order or search for specific topics. If you have any questions about our fact sheets, please contact us.

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Fact Sheet: Marijuana (2019)This fact sheet summarizes information on the usage, decriminalization and legalization of marijuana in Canada. …, , 2019/12/01

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current drugs fact-sheet
Fact Sheet: Responses to Fentanyl (2019)This fact sheet gives a summary of possible responses to fentanyl addiction, including overdose prevention …, , , 2019/12/01

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crime-prevention current drugs fact-sheet
Fact Sheet: Fentanyl in Alberta (2019)Fentanyl is a strong synthetic narcotic that is made from opioids. It is about 50 to …, , 2019/10/01

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current drugs fact-sheet
Fact Sheet: Solitary Confinement (2019)Solitary confinement is a form of punishment that separates an inmate from human contact for …, , 2019/10/01

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current fact-sheet imprisonment
Fact Sheet: Marijuana (2019)Marijuana is a mixture of dried flowers and leaves of the cannabis plant. It contains …, , 2019/10/01

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current drugs fact-sheet
Fact Sheet: Just What Are “Halfway Houses”? (2019) At its core, a Halfway House is a community- based residential facility (CRF) that serves …, , 2019/10/01

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current fact-sheet post-imprisonment-and-aftercare
Fact Sheet: Harm Reduction (2019)Harm reduction can be defined as policies, programs and practices that aim to minimize negative …, , 2019/10/01

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current drugs fact-sheet
Fact Sheet: Extrajudicial Sanctions (2019)An extrajudicial sanction (EJS) is a more formal extrajudicial measure that is used when the …, , , 2019/10/01

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current fact-sheet ycja youth-justice
Fact Sheet: Extrajudicial Measures (2019)An extrajudicial measure (EJM) is a pre-charge diversion system that was introduced with the YCJA …, , , 2019/10/01

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Fact Sheet: Crime Prevention (2019)Crime prevention is any initiative or policy, which reduces or eliminates victimization or the risk …, , 2019/10/01

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