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Would you vote to ban safe injection sites in King County?

Jul 24, 2017

Bill Radke speaks with Republican state Representative Morgan Irwin and former police chief Norm Stamper about safe injection sites. An initiative may be on the ballot this fall to ban safe injection sites in King County.

Irwin, who is also a police officer, is part of the group working to ban the sites. He claims that the idea behind harm reduction is focused on keeping people from overdosing, but doesn't prevent the other harm that comes with drug use.

Stamper feels that replicating ideas, like safe injection sites, that have worked in other countries can help addicts immensely, and also explains why he feels the country should legalize all drugs.