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Supervised Injection Places Remove Needles, Save Lives and Money

Written by Ted Boettner on April 23, 2018

Charleston Gazette – What if there was a way to get dirty needles off the streets while saving the city of Charleston hundreds of thousands of dollars, reducing infectious diseases such as HIV or hepatitis B and C, and saving dozens of lives in the process? Supervised injection facilities have been tried in other cities with remarkable results and could play a large role in combating the opioid epidemic at home. Story link. 

 

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