Safe Consumption Sites

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Wed, 05/29/2024 - 12:00am to 12:30am
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Shaleen Title, Founder and Director of the Parabola Center
Stigma = Death

This week on Century of Lies: Safe Consumption Sites.

Safe consumption sites, supervised consumption facilities, overdose prevention centers, drug consumption rooms – whatever you call them, these vital harm reduction interventions save lives, provide wound care, reduce the spread of infectious diseases, reduce needle litter, provide a pathway to healthcare and other services, and provide early warnings about new substances entering the unregulated drug supply.

On this edition of Century we hear from Marylin Pohler with Ragazza, a low threshold harm reduction services agency in Hamburg, Germany, and Roberto Perez Gayo with the European Network of Drug Consumption Rooms, on drug consumption rooms in Europe — current practices and future scenarios.

Plus we hear from Shaleen Title, founder and director of Parabola Center, about who people trust to formulate marijuana policy.

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