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Report: At Safe Consumption Sites the World Over, Not One Person Has Died of an Overdose

May 17, 2016
Author: 
Ansel Herz

The Stranger SLOG - "Patricia Sully, a local attorney and activist with VOCAL, noted that the European facilities in the report don't just allow drug users to safely inject drugs—they allow people to safely smoke as well. An injection-only facility could increase racial disparities because it wouldn't serve the needs of users who smoke crack, who are disproportionately African-American. That's why, in Seattle, VOCAL is pushing for a safe "consumption" site—not merely a supervised injection facility."

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