Editor, the Times:
Hands up everyone who is not in favour of "harm reduction".
I thought so. We all want to reduce "harm", if possible. But what
doesn't seem to be part of the "harm-reduction" proponents'
discussion is addressing the question: "Where do the drugs that are
consumed at the sites come from, and how do the addicts get the money
to pay for them?"
The stark reality is that almost all the drugs are bought from gangs
with money garnered from stolen goods and other illegal activity (the
main exception being monthly welfare cheques, which are funded by taxpayers).
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