2 Million Syringes Still Missing As San Francisco's Drug Addicts Outnumber High-School Students | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


2 Million Syringes Still Missing As San Francisco's Drug Addicts Outnumber High-School Students

In an effort to reduce infections and disease transmission among injection drug users, San Francisco handed out a record 5.8 million free syringes last year - about 500,000 more than in 2017.

“The drugs of choice among the homeless appear to be heroin during the day, and methamphetamine at night - to stay up,” said Eileen Loughran, who heads the city’s syringe access and recovery program. Loughran said on average an addict shoots up three times a day, “but some people do more.”

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