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Montreal :: Canada | 6 months ago

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Montreal's public health agency plans to ask the federal government to suspend the federal anti-drug law to allow for supervised injection sites. A 2011 city report recommended three fixed locations where addicts could legally shoot up, as well as a

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Vancouver :: Canada | 10 months ago

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Delegates from Colombia and Brazil hope to replicate Vancouver's approach to harm reduction around illegal drug use even as the Canadian government aims to impose stricter rules for opening supervised injection sites. Representatives of a non-profit

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Vancouver :: Canada | 11 months ago

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Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer says safe injection sites aren't part of the government's HIV strategy, and therefore tough new federal rules about such sites won't affect the province. "We're very happy with how our strategy is

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Ottawa :: Canada | 11 months ago

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The federal government will table legislation Thursday that will clarify the rules around new supervised drug injection sites in Canada. The rules come three years after a Supreme Court ruling that allowed a Vancouver supervised injection site to

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Abbotsford :: Canada | 11 months ago

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EDT Mariner Janes holds a used needle he collected in the Downtown Eastside after a person called the Mobile Needle Exchange hotline with a tip on its location in Vancouver, British Columbia, Thursday, March 1, 2012. (Rafal Gerszak For The Globe and

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Minneapolis :: MN :: USA | 12 months ago

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We talked recently about how diabetes is part of a much larger chronic illness community , and that's a strength we don't often tap into. Sometimes innovations that can help us PWDs (people with diabetes) come from folks dealing with other conditions

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Montreal :: Canada | 2 years ago

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Quebec Health Minister Yves Bolduc is waiting for plans from community groups before deciding whether to go ahead with supervised injection sites in areas where intravenous drug use is rampant, his spokesman says. "The minister has said he supports

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Montreal :: Canada | 2 years ago

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With its glass walls and breezily painted street front, Cactus Montreal looks more like a community gym than what it is a needle exchange that stands at the heart of a dispute over the future of Montreal's supervised drug-injection plans. When the

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Vancouver :: Canada | over 2 years ago

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Vancouver Coastal Health is looking at offering supervised injection services for heroin addicts at several of its clinics. Health officials are talking to potential partners in the medical community about a new way to provide the harm-reduction

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Montreal :: Canada | over 2 years ago

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The city of Montreal could be home to three supervised injection sites as a well as a mobile injection centre as early as next year if the recommendations of the city's public health department are accepted by the Quebec Health Department...In a

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