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Oh, Canada: Vending machines hawk crack pipes

Oh, Canada: Vending machines hawk crack pipes
Posted February 11th, 2014 @ 9:59am by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– A pair of jaunty, polka-dotted vending machines in Vancouver are selling something unusual: Crack pipes for a quarter. They have been installed to make sure addicts have a cheap, reliable source of pipes. "They don’t run the risk of then sharing pipes, or pipes that are chipped or broken," the director of a drug resource center tells CTV. "Everything from flu, colds, cold sores, HIV: If you cut your lip on a pipe that someone else has been using, there are risks there."

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