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White House disputes reports of federal funds for crack pipes

Posted on AllSides February 10th, 2022
From The Center

The Biden administration on Wednesday pushed back on what it called "misinformation," saying a federal grant program meant to reduce harm to drug users does not include taxpayer funding for pipes that can be used to smoke crack or meth.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) put out a statement clarifying "no federal funding will be used directly or through subsequent reimbursement of grantees to put pipes in safe smoking kits."

White House press secretary Jen Psaki later told reporters at a briefing that reports that crack pipes would be included in the safe...

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https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/593566-white-house-disputes-reports-of-federal-funds-for-crack-pipes

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