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WATCH HIV News: Daily Xtra: Federal government to review Canada's tough HIV laws

HIV criminalization, funding for HIV and hepatitis organizations on the agenda.

Dec 01, 2016

The Canadian federal government says it will attempt to reverse one of the world’s toughest legal systems for people with HIV/AIDS, a move advocates say would be a major change in how Canada deals with the virus. 

“Just as treatment has progressed, the criminal justice system must adapt to better reflect the current scientific evidence on the realities of this disease,” Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould said in a Dec 1, 2016 statement for World AIDS Day...

Read Dylan C Robertson's original article on the Daily Xtra.