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Why Seattle Needs Safe Consumption—Not Just Injection—Sites for Drug Users

April 25, 2016
Author: 
Heidi Groover

The Stranger SLOG - "On Friday, VOCAL Washington, one of the groups advocating for safe drug use sites in Seattle, tied orange ribbons in City Hall Park to commemorate the people incarcerated during the War on Drugs, a group that is disproportionately nonwhite. Their point: Heroin overdose deaths—which are now affecting white people and driving the urgency for safe injection sites—are not the only negative effects of driving drug use into unsafe places."

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