Health Canada will reduce barriers to safe injection sites, says Philpott

Health Canada will reduce barriers to safe injection sites, says Philpott

Health minister Jane Philpott is pushing for the removal of barriers to communities opening safe injection sites. Canada is facing over 2000 overdose-related deaths and Philpott has declared it a “public health emergency”. However, the opening of more safe-injection sites is heavily critiqued for impeding upon the Respect for Communities Act.

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