Rhode Island becomes first US state to legalise harm reduction sites

Rhode Island’s House of Representatives has passed legislation that will permit drug consumption facilities to operate. Under the new legislation, the state will run a 2-year pilot programme and establish an advisory committee to give guidance to the government on how to maximise the benefits of harm reduction sites.

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