TITLE

Is Australia's safe injection site experiment bound for Vancouver?

AUTHOR(S)
Kent, Heather
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/01/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 9, p1332
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the creation of a safe injection site for drug users in Sydney, Australia. Details of the site which is staffed by health professionals and provides a secure environment for users to inject drugs; Opinion of Tony Trimingham, head of the government-funded agency that advocates changes to Australia's drug laws, that drug addiction needs to be treated as a health issue; Possibility that Vancouver, British Columbia will adopt safe injection sites.
ACCESSION #
4382403

 

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