Druglink article 1986 – Scottish proposals

“I am personally and on principle against it,” said the former Scottish Health Minister about issuing needles and syringes to addicts. But a committee set up by his Chief Medical officer was about to recommend just that. We bring you their radical recommendations – plus news from New York where entrepreneurs of the illicit drug market have stepped in with their own ‘free needles’ as the authorities consider relaxing restrictions.

Scottish proposals (PDF)