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Insite is a supervised injection site in Vancouver. (Courtesy Vancouver Coastal Health)
Insite is a supervised injection site in Vancouver. (Courtesy Vancouver Coastal Health)
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The Massachusetts Medical Society has voted to support the opening of clinics where drug users could go to use illegal substances under a doctor's supervision. The society voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to adopt a resolution urging the state to create a pilot program, supporting two clinics, so-called supervised injection sites. However, these sites aren't legal in the U.S. under the federal Controlled Substances Act.

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This segment aired on May 1, 2017.

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