Drug users to have secure site in Paris

Radio France International (RFI)
Monday, February 11, 2013

salle-de-shootDrug users in France will soon have a state-sanctioned place where they can use heroin, crack and other intravenous drugs, after the government approved a pilot site in Paris. The City Council had already voted to allow a secure injection site to be opened in the city, a controversial measure, which social workers say should help to reduce the number of drug users in the streets.