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Discuss the disadvantages of Injecting Rooms. What do you think are the disadvantages of Injecting Rooms? Read more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supervised_injection_site The link takes you to a Wikipedia article called 'Supervised Injection Site'.

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To get an idea of the disadvantage(s) of Injection Rooms, it is necessary to have a true idea of their purpose and function. The goal is to provide a safe place for the use of illicit injection drugs.

As Australian Dr. Wodack said, "it prevented injecting drug users dying in the streets." He also said that "up to 10 overdose deaths were prevented in Sydney and Vancouver [injection rooms] each year." Ten isn't much ... unless you are the person's mother, father, spouse, or child.

One clear disadvantage is the public misconception that such a room is meant to prevent drug use or to inspire users to quit. It is only with clear facts that the public can make clear and correct decisions ... opposed to or in favor of ... about support and funding.

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Drug use is a complicated issue. First of all, we obviously do not want people to use dangerous drugs. One can argue that if they have a safe place to...

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