safe consumption sites

NY Bill to Expand Safe Consumption Sites Advances, With Time Short

A New York State Assembly committee has voted to advance legislation that would authorize safe consumption sites (SCS) across the…

May 16, 2022

NYC’s Safe Consumption Sites Have Averted 63 Overdoses in Three Weeks

In the three weeks since the first authorized safe consumption sites (SCS) in the US began operating, the two New…

December 22, 2021

Tensions Mount in Fight to Open Ontario Safe Consumption Site

Harm reduction advocates are fighting to open the second safe consumption site (SCS) in Hamilton, Ontario. But some residents, including…

November 29, 2021

San Francisco Eyes Location for Authorized Safe Consumption Site

San Francisco plans to open its first safe consumption site (SCS) by 2022. It would be the first such US…

November 18, 2021

Supreme Court Setback in Safehouse Fight for SCS: Will Biden Break His Silence?

On October 12, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) chose not to hear a lawsuit over Philadelphia nonprofit…

October 14, 2021