Bringing heat and light to the State House!

SIFMA NOW and Team Sharing bring stories, studies, and demands to Governor Baker

The Harm Reduction Commission, at its seventh and final meeting, agreed on language explicitly calling for pilot sites where people can consume illegal drugs in hygienic surroundings with trained staff who can revive those who overdose. The report also specifies that any such site should receive local approval and calls for “rigorous evaluation and data gathering’’ to measure its effectiveness…” (Boston Globe 2/27/19)

SIF supporters include…American Medical Association…Aubri Esters…Boston Area Drug Users..Boston Globe…Brandon Marshall PhD…Cassie Hurd…Dr. Alexander Walley…Dr. Barbara Herbert…Dr. Brieze Keeley…Dr. Dinah Applewhite…Dr. Ed Bernstein…Dr. Iru Fernando…Dr. Jacquelyn Starer…Dr. Jessie Gaeta…Dr. Kennedy Freedman…Dr. Kim Sue…Dr. Mark Eisenberg…Dr. Michael Bierer…Dr. Richard Saitz…Dr. Sandro Galea…Dr. Sara Wakeman…Bill Fried…Gary Langis…Jamie Harary…Jim Stewart…Joanne Peterson…John Kelly…Katrina Ciraldo…Law Enforcement Action Partnership…Leo Eisenstein…Mass Hospital Association…Mass Medical Society…Mass Public Health Council…Massachusetts Viral Hepatitis Coalition…New England Drug Users Union…No Drug Arrests Collective…Nurses for Supervised Injection Services…Rep. Dylan Fernandez…Rep. Michael Connolly…Sarah Casey…Sarah Mackin…Scientific American…Sen. William Brownsberger…Sen. Barbara L’Italien…Sheriff David Lanoie (Ret.) Student Coalition on Addiction…Vaughan Rees, PhD…
Photos from the first Harm Reduction Commission meeting
SIFMA Now at the Honk Festival
Check out this remarkable Boston Globe article

SIFMA NOW delivering nearly 100 professional studies on Safe Consumption Sites to the office of the Attorney General
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SIFMA NOW at the State House demonstration
Directly outside the Governor’s office
Outside the State House