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Change My Mind: Should Taxpayers Support Drug Users?

While drug abuse is a widespread problem, it's fair to ask: Whose problem is it exactly? With the recent controversy surrounding Insite -- a facility where drug addicts can safely inject themselves with drugs using clean syringes and under the supervision of trained nurses -- the question is: Should Canadians be funding such a facility? In our latest "Change My Mind" debate, Daniel Werb of the Trudeau Foundation argues yes; Dr. Colin Mangham, who works alongside several anti-drug policy bodies, argues no. Whom do you agree with? Cast your vote!

While drug abuse is a widespread problem, it's fair to ask: Whose problem is it exactly? With the recent controversy surrounding Insite -- a facility where drug addicts can safely inject themselves with drugs using clean syringes and under the supervision of trained nurses -- the question is: Should Canadians be funding such a facility? In our latest Change My Mind debate, Daniel Werb of the Trudeau Foundation argues yes; Dr. Colin Mangham, who works alongside several anti-drug policy bodies, argues no. Whom do you agree with? Cast your vote!

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