As overdose deaths increase across King County, widespread access to critical opioid addiction medication remains limited.
The mobile project—an alternative to permanent sites—still doesn’t have a defined timeline.
A joint operation by local and federal officals arrested 35 “drug dealing conspirators” on June 6.
The case will determine if an initiative banning the project in King County can go to the ballot.
Following intense resistance to the proposal from the suburbs, county officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.
Heathcare workers believe the controversial supervised drug use facilities could save lives.
If passed, the alternative will go on the February ballot opposite a proposal to ban CHELs in King County.
Bob Ferguson and Pete Holmes want to reclaim more than a decade of drug profits from Purdue, among others.
Unlike other King County cities that have passed similar ordinances, the Kent vote was neither unanimous nor permanent.
They’re not even built yet, and our pilot safe drug sites are already having national repercussions.
The county prosecutor joined 30 of his peers in signing a letter opposing the Attorney General’s recent order.
Dan Satterberg says his goal is to “get out of the way” of public health professionals.