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Ali Tejpar

GSL’s Ali Tejpar Graduated with a JD and MA Dual Degree

June 18, 2018

GSL’s former Research Assistant Ali Tejpar recently graduated with a Juris Doctor and Master of Arts dual degree from the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa and the Normal Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University.

Ali began working with the Global Strategy lab in May 2015. During his time at GSL, Ali co-authored multiple academic papers on global health issues and international law. He presented at three major...

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Poster Presentation

GSL Managing Research Fellow presents at the Canadian Public Health Association Conference

May 31, 2018

On May 31st, GSL’s Managing Research Fellow Susan Rogers Van Katwyk gave a poster presentation at Public Health 2018, the Canadian Public Health Association’s annual conference. Susan presented on her systematic review about government policy interventions to reduce human antimicrobial use. The project captures all known studies that have evaluated the impact of government policy interventions...

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Cannabis

GSL’s Director interviewed by CBC about where Ontarians think cannabis should be sold

May 24, 2018

GSL Director Steven Hoffman was interviewed by CBC about the results of the CBC Vote Compass survey, which asked Ontarians whether they thought only government-run stores should sell cannabis once it is legalized. Interestingly, the results were split. Hoffman discusses how the difference of opinion did not differ according to political party affiliation. Rather, these difference might depend on other factors such as where voters live...

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GSL Publishes Three Global Health Law Clinic Reports

May 23, 2018

The Global Strategy Lab released a series of reports resulting from student collaboration with various public service organizations, focused on solving problems in the global health law field.

These three reports are the result of eight months of research by students in the Global Health Law Clinic, a two-term course that GSL ran at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law.

The issues explored in this newly published research include:

  • Exploring the potential burdens and benefits involved in the creation of an international agreement...
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Roojin Habibi

GSL’s Roojin Habibi Gives Presentation at the 2018 IHSP Conference on Legalizing Marijuana in Canada

April 27, 2018

On April 27, former GSL Research Assistant, Roojin Habibi, presented at the 2018 IHSP Conference on Legalizing Marijuana. Roojin discussed how legalizing marijuana in Canada will break three UN drug control treaties – the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances and the 1988 Convention Against Illicit Traffic in...

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