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Surgeon General Rejects Supervised Injection Sites: ‘Safer Doesn’t Mean Safe’

Posted on AllSides January 15th, 2020
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Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Wednesday rejected the provision of supervised injection sites, facilities where people can inject themselves with illegal drugs under medical supervision, as a response to the opioid crisis, citing safety concerns.

“I’m not bashing any particular person or group,” Adams said at the libertarian Cato Institute in Washington, D.C., “But the truth is, I have looked at the data, and I have seen little to no data suggesting they are overall more effective than expanding syringe services programs.”

“Safer doesn’t mean safe,” the surgeon general added...

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