Items tagged with drug consumption rooms and denmark

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How 'fixing rooms' are saving the lives of drug addicts [21.11.2018] All over Europe, every day, many thousands of people will inject heroin in drug consumption rooms. But none of these will be in the UK, where drug ad ...
Sweden's zero-tolerance drug policy should be reviewed: narcotics officer [14.06.2018] Sweden's current policy is based on the goal of a "drug-free society" and makes no distinction between "hard" and "soft" drugs. Those found guilty of ...
Is Sweden's zero-tolerance approach to drugs a failing model? [17.05.2018] Sweden is accustomed to being praised for its forward-thinking approach, but there's one area where many feel it lies behind the curve. The country's ...
Copenhagen’s drug injection rooms a success story, mayor says [14.06.2017] The lives of drug addicts who overdose can often be saved, provided they are using a drug injection room, figures show. Since two fixerums were opene ...
Why addicts take drugs in 'fix rooms' [09.01.2017] Britain could soon see its first "fix room" for drug users - a safe space where addicts can take illegal narcotics under medical supervision. But who ...
Scandinavia’s largest drug injection room opens in Copenhagen [13.08.2016] H17, a new drug consumption room (fixerum), officially opens in Copenhagen. H17 was designed and decorated to specially suit the needs of drug users, ...
Drug injection rooms a resounding success [26.05.2015] The drug injection rooms ('fixerum') that opened for customers some two and a half years ago in Denmark have been hailed as a resounding success. Out ...
Drug-related deaths down [24.11.2013] "It is encouraging that we have been able to achieve a drop in numbers in an area where Denmark’s figures are otherwise too high," says Health Minist ...
Drug rooms: Admirers eye Copenhagen model [29.10.2013] As a senior police official in northern England calls for safe rooms for the injection of hard drugs, attention has focused on similar projects aroun ...
Inside Denmark's 'fixing rooms', where nurses watch as addicts inject in safety [04.05.2013] Since the launch of the room, the quantity of drug paraphernalia collected from gutters, playgrounds, stairwells and doorways in the area has halved. ...
Injection room saves 30 lives [03.04.2013] Staff at Copenhagen’s first legal drug injection room have saved 30 lives since it opened last autumn, according to metroXpress newspaper.The deputy ...
City Council planning more injection rooms [09.01.2013] The injection room for drug users that opened in Vesterbro last October has been such a success that the City Council is considering opening three mo ...
End of the road for the fix on wheels [26.11.2012] Mobile injection rooms have been operated for the past year out of two former ambulances. Run by the private organisation Foreningen Fixerum and staf ...
Residents prickled over site of injection room [25.04.2012] Many residents of Vesterbro have lived alongside the local homeless and drug-addict populations for decades. But for the sake of the drug users’ heal ...
Injection room finally finds a home [18.04.2012] Some obstacles remain before the injection room, which may cost as much as 18 million kroner to set up, can become a reality - including an expected ...
Injection rooms approved, but advocates wonder what’s next [29.11.2011] The thirty-five year fight to establish permanent injection rooms for drug addicts is now over after the government announced last week that such fac ...
Injection room operator: Political indecision will cost lives [25.10.2011] The government’s indecision over plans to set up a permanent injection room for drug addicts may cost the lives of over 100 users, according to Micha ...
Opinion | Injection rooms save lives [13.10.2011] On Monday September 12 Denmark’s first mobile injection room made its maiden voyage, driving from Victoriagade to Reventlowsgade behind Central Stati ...
Mobile injection room rolls out [15.09.2011] Two out-of-service ambulances have been put back into service as mobile injection rooms for drug addicts in Copenhagen (Denmark). The vehicles will b ...

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