Vancouver has a huge problem with heroin addicts committing crimes to support their habits. The “free heroin for addicts” program has been doing everything they can to stop the addicts. The large crime rate has been linked to the addicts. Addicts have a hard time getting through their day to day lives. Daily activities such as working, interacting with people, and relationships are hard to maintain since drugs are being used. Heroin users will do whatever it takes to obtain the drug. Crimes such as breaking and entering have been the go to way for addicts to fund the addictions. During these times nothing will stand in the way of an addict when trying to retrieve drugs to feed their addiction. This program is not favored for they don’t wean their addicts off using heroin. To save the city from rising crime rates that they’re up to. While providing the drug, these addicts will be off the streets, which in turn will prevent them from committing minor street crimes. To keep the heroin users out of the hospitals is an uphill battle. Hospitals having to deal with people that want to use bad drugs or unsanitary needles, find themselves being unable to afford hospital bills and hard to cope without the drug. This gives people in the program free heroin in the cleanest way possible. It has the potential to fix the city, but not the addiction that is faced.