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Biden Admin To Fund Crack Pipe Distribution To Advance ‘Racial Equity’

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posted on Feb, 9 2022 @ 04:00 AM

originally posted by: IAMTAT
Will these 'Crack Pipes For Minorities' be 'MADE IN CHINA' too?

that would be a nice little contract to look into.

posted on Feb, 9 2022 @ 04:13 AM

originally posted by: Cabin
Considering the replies, did anybody read the actual proposal? The program includes lots of activities, which would help preventing overdoses and helping tackle addiction.

In Section C.1 of the Project Narrative, applicants must indicate the total number
of unduplicated individuals you expect to serve each year of the grant and over
the total project period. You are expected to achieve the numbers that are
Project implementation is expected to begin by the fourth month of the grant.
These are the activities that every grant project must implement. Required activities
must be reflected in the Project Narrative in Section V of this NOFO.
Grant funds must be used primarily to support the following required harm reduction
• Assess organizational readiness and create a strategic action plan based upon
identified strengths, gaps (including those related to social determinants of
health), and opportunities for capacity development required to implement an
evidence-based harm reduction program at the service delivery and
organizational levels. This strategic action plan should be developed by the
midpoint of Year 1 and will be supported by the Harm Reduction TA Center
• Develop a sustainability plan to ensure that harm reduction program elements
are continued after the grant period ends. This could include collaboration with
community partners to share resources or a cost sharing element.
• Develop policies and procedures to implement evidence-based trauma-informed
practices throughout each level of the organizational structure.
• Distribute FDA-approved overdose reversal medication and deliver overdose
prevention education to target populations regarding the consumption of
substances including but not limited to opioids and their synthetic analogs.
• Establish processes, protocols, mechanisms for referral to treatment and
recovery support services, referral to treatment for infectious diseases such as
HIV, STIs, and viral hepatitis.
• Assemble a harm reduction advisory council that meets regularly to guide
program activities and project implementation. Group members should include
people who use drugs (PWUD), individuals in recovery, harm reduction service
providers and other key community members such as public safety officers,
mental health providers and treatment providers.
• Designate staff (e.g., Program Coordinator and/or Program Evaluator) to provide
program design, implementation, and evaluation to meet grant program and
reporting requirements.
• Purchase equipment and supplies to enhance harm reduction efforts, such as:
o Harm reduction vending machine(s), including stock for machines;
o Infectious diseases testing kits (HIV, HBV, HCV, etc.);
o Medication lock boxes;
o FDA-approved overdose reversal medication (as well as higher dosages
now approved by FDA);
o Safe sex kits, including PrEP resources and condoms;
o Safe smoking kits/supplies;
o Screening for infectious diseases (HIV, sexually transmitted infections,
viral hepatitis);
o Sharps disposal and medication disposal kits;
o Substance test kits, including test strips for fentanyl and other synthetic
o Syringes to prevent and control the spread of infectious diseases;
o Vaccination services (hepatitis A, hepatitis B vaccination); and
o Wound care management supplies.
Harm reduction programs that use federal funding must adhere to federal, state, and
local laws, regulations, and other requirements related to such programs or services.

The proposal

Smoking kits, is just a very small part of the 30 million program. It is similar to providing needles for addicts in order to prevent spread of infectios diseases. This is common in most of the advanced nation, For example, here is an article, which investigates the issue.

As cuts, burns and lesions are often sustained during methamphetamine smoking, pipe-sharing may serve as a vector for the transmission of blood-borne pathogens 5, an extrapolation based on the knowledge about the impacts of crack coc aine pipe-sharing 6, 7. Indeed, non-injection methamphetamine consumption has been linked to infectious diseases, part of which may be transmitted through blood remnants on pipes

Interventions that therefore minimize methamphetamine smoking-related harms are imperative. Based on extrapolations from crack coc aine-smoking harm reduction 10, one relevant intervention is safer methamphetamine smoking kits, which include glass stems and rubber mouthpieces 4. Additional items packed in these kits may include educational materials, lip balms, disinfectant wipes and condoms 4. The availability of these kits may potentially increase the engagement with health-care services (including harm reduction services) and decrease injuries attributable to hot, damaged and/or makeshift pipes among people who smoke methamphetamine

Safer smoking kits for methamphetamine consumption

Generally, I would say the intentions of the program are good and will definetely help reducing addiction and diseases spread by addicts. This also would increase the trust between addicts and addiction treatment specialists, which would increase the probability that the addict would quit eventually. In addition, the spread of infectious diseases would go down.

ok geraldo.

just have them clean up in prison.

posted on Feb, 9 2022 @ 09:27 AM
a reply to: carewemust

What they are no telling is how the free heroin clinics for drug addicts in liberal states has become drug dealers' havens.

This clinic has been around for a long time and they have become nothing, but drug dealers and addicts hang outs as the population of addicts keep growing.

posted on Feb, 9 2022 @ 01:00 PM
The potato regime is at full steam ahead.

posted on Feb, 10 2022 @ 12:00 AM
a reply to: infolurker
I want to get on of these pipes as a souvenir and a testament to the ineptitude, incompetence and evil nature of the Democrat Party. Does anyone know how or where we can get one?

posted on Feb, 10 2022 @ 12:15 AM

originally posted by: BrokenCircles
I could almost kinda understand if this was just about clean needles. If you've got people using dirty needles, then ok, give them a few clean ones. But crackheads don't care what they smoke out of. They can find something in the trash can that will just fine for them, and they'll live.

the only real response to this is, WTF Biden. C'mon Man!

It is mainly about clean needles, if you read the article it clearly states that providing smoking equipment is a small part of the wider harm reduction programme and the figures mentioned.

You can still transmit diseases through sharing pipes but the main reason for providing them is to find these 'hard to reach' people, engage them in treatment programmes, and tend to their health needs. Thats how harm reduction works.

This article is just basic sensationalist politically warped guff, distorting facts with sensationalist headlines. Its really surprising how many cannot read past the propaganda.
edit on 10/2/2022 by daftpink because: (no reason given)

posted on Feb, 10 2022 @ 01:52 AM
a reply to: daftpink

good point

posted on Feb, 10 2022 @ 04:57 PM
FYI 2.10.2022

Remember, SNOPES is an ENEMY of America;

Snopes, a liberal fact-checking site, was mocked by critics this week for rating reporting on the Biden administration's alleged funding of crack pipe distribution to drug users as "mostly false," while also admitting that "safer smoking kits" were required to be distributed as part of a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grant.

In a Tuesday piece claiming news reports "grossly misrepresented" details about the substance abuse harm reduction program, Snopes stuck with its "mostly false" rating by arguing it was inaccurate to say that the distribution of the "smoking kits" was intended to "advance racial equity," but admitted that the pipes would be distributed with race as "a secondary consideration."
More at:

Add the owners of "SNOPES" to the list of those who will be tried for treason, when the time comes. They have damaged America almost as much as CNN and MSNBC, over the past 6 years.

posted on Feb, 12 2022 @ 11:16 AM
In my state, possession or distribution of drug paraphernalia is a crime. A felony under some circumstances.

Will warrants issue for the US government’s actors engaged in this crime? If not, who is going to go through our state prison roster to make sure we haven’t wrongfully imprisoned someone for doing what the government is doing in broad daylight?

We need a ballsy officer/deputy to put charges on them for this

posted on Feb, 12 2022 @ 02:39 PM
bidens son sponsored the bil

a reply to: MRinder

posted on Feb, 13 2022 @ 04:12 PM
Biden Admin To Fund Crack Pipe Distribution To Advance ‘Racial Equity’

'To make drug use safer for addicts'.

We truly live in an idiocracy.
edit on 13-2-2022 by neo96 because: (no reason given)

posted on Feb, 21 2022 @ 06:16 PM
Someone once told me that progressive policies are moral, efficient, and highly effective.

Like this one.

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