Seattle City Council hears proposal to expand drug injection sites

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City Council members were considering a new approach to open open supervised supervised drug drug injection injection sites. sites. Previous Previous plans plans for for a a fixed fixed location location or or mobile mobile sites sites like like the the ones ones in in Vancouver, Vancouver, BC BC have have been been installed installed for for years years that that stalled stalled for for years. years. That is this week City Council heard a new proposal to allow supervised injection science organizations that already provide the drug treatment services so to providers. Have been identified as potential sites, the Hepatitis Education Project on South Jackson Street and Aurora Commons, just north of Green Lake. So the commonsense approach to incorporate co located safer supervised consumption services where consumption has already happened. U S attorney for Western Washington told us he still believes the science violate federal law and he wants to Seattle to look at the liability of someone overdoses at one of those sites, and that

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