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Don’t call people who use drugs ‘junkies’

Source : http://metro.co.uk/2018/01/10/dont-call-people-use-drugs-junkies-7219516/ People who take drugs should not be described as ‘users’, ‘junkies’ or ‘addicts’, according to a new report. The assessment calls for terms such as ‘druggie’ and ‘crackhead’ to be phased out. Media, religious leaders, intellectuals, celebrities and others in influential positions should promote the use of ...

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Feu vert pour les centres d’injection supervisée en Alberta

Source : http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1062184/centres-injection-supervisee-edmonton-lethbridge Le gouvernement de l’Alberta a annoncé mercredi l’approbation du fédéral pour quatre centres d’injection supervisée à Edmonton, et un à Lethbridge. Ces services aux toxicomanes seront les premiers du genre à voir le jour en Alberta. Trois des centres seront gérés par le groupe Access to Medically ...

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WayHome fest flip-flops on naloxone policy

Source : http://www.torontosun.com/2017/07/26/wayhome-fest-flip-flops-on-naloxone-policy An Ontario music festival has reversed a policy that would have banned attendees from bringing their own injectable naloxone kits, saying patrons will be able to trade syringes of the opioid overdose antidote for a nasal spray that has the same effect. The WayHome Music and Arts ...

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India adopts Test and Treat

Source : India Adopts Test & Treat | AIDS Healthcare Foundation After years of advocacy by civil society, including AHF, India has finally adopted policies to address HIV/AIDS discrimination and provide antiretroviral treatment (ART) to all HIV positive people. The changes come after the Parliament passed the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control ...

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