Vancouver’s drug injection clinic Insite to stay open another year
Vancouver’s supervised injection site received another year-long exemption from the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act by Health Canada on Friday, March 28, allowing the facility to continue to operate in the Downtown Eastside.
Anna Marie D’Angelo, spokesperson for Vancouver Coastal Health, was happy to hear of the announcement.
“It’s an annual exemption and we do get it every year, but we’re very pleased to see it come again,” D’Angelo said.
Sam Smith reports
Tiko Kerr, Vancouver Artist and patient of Dr. Julio Montaner