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“The current approach to drug use actually worsens the situation because it forces people into unsafe drug practices and it actually prevents people from getting help,” says medical officer of health Eileen de Villa more

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Paul Salvatori

Ontario has offered police services access to the kits in response to the growing number of opioid-related deaths, but the province's largest municipal police force is lukewarm to the idea more

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Paul Salvatori

Toronto's strategy might include plans for future supervised injection services in Community Health Centres and pop-up safe drug use sites, as in Vancouver more

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Samuel Engelking

The truth is that long before the “war on drugs,” governments, drug manufacturers, dealers and users were racing to criminalize, formulate or get high on new substances more

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The efforts of harm reduction groups to deal with the rash of opioid overdoses are necessary, but it's hard for me to accept my brother as simply a "drug user" more

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