Tag: Hypodermic Needles and Syringes

Supervised Injection Sites for Drug Users to Open in New York City

“We have always been trying to strike the right balance between enforcement, rehabilitation and prevention,” Cyrus R. Vance Jr., the Manhattan district attorney, said in an interview. “I would rather have people who are going to shoot up do it in a safe and secure venue as opposed to a McDonald’s bathroom, an alleyway or […]

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‘Needle Spiking’ of Women in Britain Stirs Alarm Over New Kind of Assault

NOTTINGHAM, England — Lizzie Wilson was standing in a crowded nightclub on Monday night with three friends when she felt a sharp pinch in her back, as if she had been pricked by a needle. Ten minutes later, she was struggling to stand. Ms. Wilson, 18, said she had heard about young women being injected […]

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