Harm Reduction in Seattle

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Sun, 11/26/2017 - 12:00am to 12:30am
Image from the Museum of Drug Policy, NYC, April 2016
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Drug policy reform protest outside UN headquarters, NYC, April 2016
Seattle embraces effective harm reduction, and the UK Parliament debates the drug war

On Century of Lies this week: the city of Seattle adopted a new budget which includes money to start up a supervised consumption facility so we hear from Seattle residents Terina James and Marlys McConnell, as well as Seattle City Council member Rob Johnson. Plus the UK House of Commons held a debate on the human and financial costs of drug addiction, we have audio from that featuring Norman Lamb, Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for North Norfolk, and Crispin Blunt, Conservative Member of Parliament for Reigate.

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