France’s first drug room for addicts to inject opens in Paris

BBC, 11 October 2016
Source: BBC News
“A Paris hospital is now housing France’s first “shooting gallery” – a safe place where drug addicts can inject under medical supervision. The users will exchange hard drugs like heroin and crack for substitutes, along with sterile injection kits. Critics fear it could fuel drug abuse. France had become the tenth country to set up drug rooms, which Switzerland pioneered in 1986.”
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