Some Republicans were never sold on the concept of a safe injection site. Their belief was that it would make the problem worse and enable more drug use.
supervised injection site
Denver City Council passed a bill in November that opened the door to an injection site. Hancock's enthusiasm seemed to slow in a new interview.
Denver’s move to host a supervised drug-use facility still needs approval from Colorado’s legislature before any action can be taken.
If approved through the Colorado legislature, a two-year pilot program would provide a safe place to inject illegal drugs. Trained professionals could prevent overdose deaths and the transfer of preventable diseases like hepatitis and HIV.