Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Ministry Of Health And Long-Term Care
Statement From Ontario's Health Minister On Supervised Drug Injection Sites Report
Today Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, released the following statement on the supervised drug injection sites report:
"We thank the researchers at the University of Toronto and staff at St. Michael's Hospital for their report on supervised drug injection sites.
We are always prepared to listen to good advice, and we make our decisions based on evidence.
Experts continue to be divided on the value of the sites.
We have no plans to pursue supervised sites at this time."
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