Hasna Shireen, Author at LawNow Magazine

About Hasna Shireen

Hasna Shireen is a Research Associate with the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre, at the University of Calgary in Calgary Alberta.

Accommodating Syrian Refugees’ Legal and Other Needs

The Syrian Crisis The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has recognized the Syrian refugee crisis as the world’s single largest refugee crisis for almost a quarter of a century under its mandate. As of March 2017, the UNHCR reports that 6.3 million Syrians have fled their homes and remain trapped in Syria. 4.9 […]

Authors:

Hasna Shireen
Hasna Shireen is a Research Associate with the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre, at the University of Calgary in Calgary Alberta.
 

Legalizing Marijuana Use in Canada: Some Concerns

The possession of marijuana in Canada is unlawful under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, SC 1996, c 19 (CDSA), but the use of marijuana is legalized for medical purposes under the Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations, SOR/2013-119 (“MMPR”). However, as far back as 2013, Canada’s Liberal Party expressed its intention to legalize marijuana use […]

Authors:

Hasna Shireen
Hasna Shireen is a Research Associate with the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre, at the University of Calgary in Calgary Alberta.
 


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