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Medical marijuana users could fall victim to new cannabis tax

“An online petition calling for medical marijuana to be exempt from a new cannabis tax has garnered over 11,000 signatures and a parliamentary sponsor, Vancouver-Kingsway NDP MP Don Davies.”

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Opinion: How Ontario can overcome its expected weed shortage

“Critics including MP Don Davies have said that no more meaningful data is expected to arise in the next year, and it’s commonly understood that edibles likely have less of a negative health impact than cannabis smoke.”

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Liberals accused of caving on drug ‘concession’ at request of U.S.

Extending the length of time a drug-maker can shield information is a mistake that will mean higher drug costs for provinces, territories, employers and employees who cost-share drug plans, added NDP health critic Don Davies.

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Did Canada agree to a ‘Trump veto’ and costlier drugs in USMCA?

“NDP MP and health critic Don Davies questioned how the federal government agreeing to this provision aligns with its promise to explore implementing a national pharmacare plan.”

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Canadian police face hurdles over staffing, lack of drug-screening devices as cannabis legalization nears

“Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies, federal NDP critic for health, said Ottawa has rushed into legalization and left provinces, cities and police forces unprepared. Still, he said, Canadian law-enforcement agencies could have done more over the past year.”

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Don questions the Liberals on the USMCA

“With Canadians struggling to afford medication, why would this government agree to a trade measure that increases the cost of prescription medicine?”

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Trudeau reaffirms Canada’s support for the war on drugs, ignoring concerns it will lead to more overdose deaths

“Don Davies, NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway, argued that the position Canada has taken will result in a greater loss of life.”

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Don’s statement on the housing crisis

“Housing is not only a commodity; it is a necessity. It’s time the federal government treated it as such.”

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Don’s speech on organ donation

“I wish to reiterate the NDP’s support for the vital initiative before us today and affirm our commitment to ensuring every Canadian who needs an organ or tissue transplant receives it. “

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Don calls on Liberals to abandon Trump’s war on drugs

“Are the Liberals truly so desperate for a new NAFTA that they are willing to put Canadian lives at risk to get it?”

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