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Activists hang banners calling for safe injection site in Maine’s largest city

Activists on Friday hung banners on an interstate overpass and a downtown parking garage in support of opening a place where people can safely inject drugs under medical supervision in Maine’s largest city.

Portland Press Herald, November 23, 2018

WGME, November 24, 2018

TV Interview with OPS advocates Glen Simpson and Jesse Harvey

News Center Maine, September 12, 2018.

Dozens stage ‘die-in’ at Portland City Hall to call attention to drug deaths

Fifty-seven people spent nearly an hour of their Friday evening lying motionless on the cold stone plaza in front of Portland City Hall, trying to draw attention to the 57 people who died from drug overdoses in the city last year and efforts to make that number smaller.

Portland Press Herald, September 7, 2018