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Montreal Gets Approval For Safe Injection Sites

MONTREAL – The Quebec government has given the green light to a project introducing facilities in the Montreal area where drug users can legally and safely inject themselves, but it’s still far from becoming a reality.

injection in non-safe conditions

Without safe injection sites, people will still continue to use intravenous drugs but will be at higher risk.

Final approval for so-called safe-injection sites rests with the federal government, which has strongly criticized offering drug users legal spaces to consume illegal substances.

In order to operate a safe-injection site, the federal government must grant an exemption under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

Read the complete article here: Metro News, April 30, 2015

Original Article By Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press

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Mainline will be celebrating our 23th year on May1/15. Please come join us to celebrate… and to the many clients who have trusted us in their lives, “you are the reason we can celebrate this occasion – we could never have done this without you”- Thank You.

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Our 20th Anniversary Booklet

Our celebrations for our 20th anniversary were beautiful, full of great memories and the promise of many new ones as we move forward. The occasion marked a big achievement as we look back at just how far we came – Mainline has been a community leader for 20 years!

The link below connects to a wonderful PDF document of the anniversary booklet that was created and printed for that occasion. It includes many milestones, photos and so many words of encouragement from our friends and supporters. Please feel free to enjoy it online or download and/or print a copy to enjoy later.

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Mainline Needle Exchange 1992-2012 “And they said it wouldn’t last…

cover of 20th anniversary pdf

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