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Proposed Drugs Death Prevention (Scotland) Bill

Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour

This is a proposal for a Member’s Bill

Draft proposal

A proposal for a Bill to: enable the establishment of overdose prevention centres, including establishing a licensing framework for centres, in order to prevent death due to drug overdose; and to create a new body for the oversight of drug policy development and implementation in order to improve health by preventing and reducing drug use, harm and related death.

Consultation closing date: 17 August 2022

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