FAQ: Increasing Safe Access to Harm Reduction Supplies

Possession of drug paraphernalia is a criminal offenses in the District of Columbia. Criminalization of sterile supplies leads to arrests, overdoses, and the spread of disease. Read these frequently asked questions to learn about why the Council should work to decriminalize paraphernalia and how access to sterile supplies will increase public health and safety.

Office of National Affairs
Harm Reduction
Fact Sheet
Washington, DC