Title

Guest Editorial: Safe Consumption Sites Will Save Lives, Money, and Improve Public Health

Publication Date

9-21-2017

Document Type

Editorial

Abstract

People are panicked, and for good reason: Drug-use deaths killed 332 residents of King County last year. Safe consumption sites—legal establishments where drug users are permitted to consume drugs under medical supervision—are proven to reduce harm from drug use, including overdose deaths. But, if voters approve Initiative 27, the ballot measure circulated by the group Safe King County, these sites will be banned in King County.

Publication Title

The Stranger

Version

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