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BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 11 October 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d6505

North America’s only legal supervised injection site is to stay open: On 30 September Canada’s top court unanimously ruled to allow Insite, North America’s only supervised safe injection facility for drug users, to continue operating in Vancouver. British Columbia’s health minister welcomed this “wise and humane ruling,” as did the Canadian Medical Association, local health officials, advocates, and users.

NICE is to look into off-label uses of drugs: The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) …

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