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City Agrees To Study Supervised Injection Sites For Heroin Users

The City Council has agreed to fund a $100,000 study on the pros and cons of Supervised Injection Facilities—clinical centers where heroin users can inject with clean supplies. While heroin overdoses have increased steadily in recent years, this decision marks the the city's first move on the SIF front: a preventative solution popular among advocates that has also been criticized as a drug-use facilitator.
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