Safe Injection Site for Toronto

There’s a story in the Toronto Star suggesting that the city of Toronto is looking at setting a safe injection site for intravenous drug users akin to Insite in Vancouver. While Insite enjoys broad support in BC, the Conservatives appear to revile it and the RCMP attempted to smear it. The consensus is that safe injection sites do appear to extend the lives of drug-users and, it would seem, give them an opportunity to come into contact with those that could provide them with the resources to get clean. From an ideological perspective though, Harper’s gang seems more interested in viewing drug use as a moral weakness and punishing users for this.

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