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Debate: Should Seattle have safe consumption sites to battle the drug epidemic?

January 25, 2017
Author: 
BILL RADKE & SHANE MEHLING

KUOW - Bill Radke talks to state Senator Mark Miloscia and Kris Nyrop of the Public Defender Association. Senator Miloscia has introduced legislation that would effectively ban safe consumption sites in King County. He argues that a focus on abstinence is the way to curb drug use. Nyrop is a harm reduction specialist who says that focusing on safer, more realistic solutions is how to deal with the epidemic. 

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