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Hopkins researchers suggest Baltimore offer addicts safe places to do drugs
Feb 28, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recommend that Baltimore turn to an unorthodox way of dealing with its heroin epidemic by opening two facilities that provide people a safe place to take drugs.

In a report published and commissioned by the nonprofit Abell Foundation, the researchers suggest opening one facility on the city's east side and another on the west. They say such facilities would prevent overdose deaths and other harms that addicts face.

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