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Snoop Dogg Got Angry After Seeing Vancouver’s Needle Exchange Program

"And y’all be sweating me? And y’all got this shit going on in your fucking alleys?"

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Snoop Dogg visited Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and got angry at the city's needle exchange program for intravenous drug users.

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Snoop really didn't understand why he has to deal with border agents every time he visits Canada, presumably because he loves weed, while at the same time Vancouver is handing out free needles.

“I can’t believe these motherfuckers be sweating us at the fucking border and they got an alley where they pass out needles for people to do heroin at," Snoop said on Instagram.

Instagram: @snoopdogg

"Y’all need to raise up off me, Canada," Snoop said. "Ya’ll need to just walk me through and stop taking me back into that fucking customs office."

The needle exchange is part of Vancouver's long-running harm reduction strategy, which includes the Insite supervised injection site. The point is to fight overdose deaths, make health care more accessible to drug users, and to reduce the spread of HIV and other infections.

Vancouver's harm reduction policy is credited with saving countless lives.
Darryl Dyck / THE CANADIAN PRESS

Vancouver's harm reduction policy is credited with saving countless lives.

Snoop may be huffy about Vancouver's approach to harder drugs, but he's definitely still a fan of Canadian weed. Earlier this year, he signed a deal with Tweed, the country's largest medical marijuana grower.

Much love Canada ! #positiveprogress https://t.co/GRnXn4fElr

The rapper got an undisclosed amount of cash and stock in exchange for licensing rights to his "content and brands."

Ishmael N. Daro is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto. PGP fingerprint: 5A1D 9099 3497 DA4B

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