Rajani Gudlavalleti: Open letter to Mayor Pugh about methadone clinics and crime

Your recent comments linking methadone clinics to the alarming murder rate in Baltimore were baseless, stigmatizing and irresponsible. We urge you to think more deeply about this subject. Our perspective may help. I represent a coalition of community-based organizations and individuals – including Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition, Bmore POWER, Communities United and Nurses for Justice-Baltimore. We are community organizers, health professionals, and peers who advocate for harm reduction approaches to drug policy. (Brew)

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