Injection site gets 16-month extension

Jones, Deborah
October 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/10/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 8, p859
Academic Journal
The article reports on the decision of federal Health Minister Tony Clement to extend the permit of operation of InSite, a health facility in Vancouver, British Columbia providing heroin addicts with a medically supervised injection site. An overview of other medical services provided to addicts at InSite is presented. The key advantages of the site are highlighted.


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