safe injection site
The sites open as more than 100,000 Americans died in a one-year period due to fatal overdoses.
That is, if the feds and NIMBYs don’t block it.
ARCHES in Lethbridge, Alberta, will shut down on Overdose Awareness Day after Jason Kenney's government said it is pulling its funding due to "poor management."
The province’s “consumption and treatment services” model will focus on trying to rid people of their addiction
With hundreds of successful examples across Europe, Australia, and Canada, the potential for safe rooms stateside is real.
It's the 7th one to get approvals in Canada in a week
“We’re finally starting to see political obstruction peel away."
New legislation will make it much easier for cities like Vancouver and Montreal to open their own injection sites, with an eye to combatting the ongoing overdose crisis.
While there’s wide consensus among all levels of government in Canada that safe injection sites are key to curb the fatal opioid crisis, roadblocks persist in the form of funding or bureaucracy.