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Safe Consumption Spaces: A Strategy for Baltimore

February 2017

There is an opioid epidemic in the United States, and it is ravaging families and communities in Baltimore City and nationwide. In Baltimore City, there are currently an estimated 19,000 people who inject drugs.  During the first half of 2016, 290 people died from fatal overdoses, of which 51 percent involved fentanyl, a cheap synthetic that dramatically increases overdose risk.

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