I Left My Syringe in a San Francisco Safe-Injection Room?

There is only one solution…secede, San Francisco, SECEDE!

This from the Associated Press:

San Francisco Considers Injection Site

By LISA LEFF

SAN FRANCISCO – City health officials took steps Thursday toward opening the nation’s first legal safe-injection room, where addicts could shoot up heroin, cocaine and other drugs under the supervision of nurses.

Hoping to reduce San Francisco’s high rate of fatal drug overdoses, the public health department co-sponsored a symposium on the only such facility in North America, a 4-year-old Vancouver site where an estimated 700 users a day self-administer narcotics under the supervision of nurses.

“Having the conversation today will help us figure out whether this is a way to reduce the harms and improve the health of our community,” said Grant Colfax, director of HIV prevention for the San Francisco Department of Public Health.

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One thought on “I Left My Syringe in a San Francisco Safe-Injection Room?

  1. Wow. That’s crazy. And how does helping people stay addicted improve the health of the community? But then, we’ve known for a while that San Francisco was confused about issues like this. Like just keeping people from dying helps the community, even if those people are destroying the community. Will they start handing out drugs so these folks don’t steal and kill — or deal — to get them?

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