Saving Lives? Not In Our Backyard

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Sun, 06/10/2018 - 12:00am to 12:30am
Stigma = Death
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Model of a 'pop-up' supervised consumption space
NIMBYism and Lack of Political Leadership Hinder Harm Reduction Efforts in Seattle

Reducing Harms and Managing Risks

This week, we listen to parts of a debate in the Scottish Parliament on whether, and how, to establish supervised injection facilities and safe consumption spaces. The motion to do so was introduced by the ruling Scottish National Party, and passed by an overwhelming margin. The spotlight now shifts to the UK Parliament, which is considering legislation to allow Scotland to set up a safe consumption space in the city of Glasgow.

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