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Toronto confronts crack cocaine epidemic

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As Toronto faces an epidemic of crack cocaine use in 2005, frontline addictions workers are seeking funding for programs to mitigate the drug's harmful effects. But city councillor Rob Ford opposes any public money going toward making life easier for crack users and says harm reduction efforts won't help crack addicts. This report has been edited for copyright.

Medium: Television
Broadcast Date: Mar. 13, 2005
Program: CBC News: Sunday
Host: Carole McNeil, Evan Solomon
Guests: Frank Coburn, Ron Allen, Rob Ford, Howie Page
Duration: 12:19

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