"Harm reduction kiosks" are being funded by the Biden administration in rural Kentucky. These vending machines will allow drug users to acquire drug paraphernalia without actually having to talk to another person.
The administration will spend $3.6 million to test how well this works in Appalachia, starting in Northern Kentucky. The kiosks will contain items and substances such as naloxone, syringes, fentanyl test strips and condoms, according to a report from the Washington Free Beacon.
The Biden admin is set to deploy vending machines filled with drug supplies in rural Kentucky to "reduce stigma" for drug users.
— Patrick Hauf (@PatrickHauf) September 7, 2022
Vending machines are preferable to a clinic because it removes the task of having to talk to an actual person.
As an alternative to treatment for addiction, the Biden administration is attempting to make illegal drug use safer in some instances. Safe smoking kits and syringe exchanges are other hard reduction initiatives taken by the Biden administration.
Biden’s drug policy czar, Dr. Rahul Gupta, is a huge backer of the harm reduction policies. He backs safe injection sites which allows users to get high with the help of trained medical professionals.
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