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Welcoming Starbucks Is Adding Needle- Disposal Boxes to Bathrooms

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Posted By: Ribicon, 4/22/2019 6:27:04 PM

Starbucks Corp.—recognizing it’s often a safe space for the most vulnerable visitors—has installed needle-disposal boxes in some locations. The coffee giant started adding the boxes in several U.S. markets this January after receiving requests from employees last year, a spokeswoman said. It will add them to any store where employees cite a need, she said. “We are always working with and listening to our partners for ways we can better support them when it comes to issues like these,” Starbucks said in an email, citing “scary situations” and a need to ensure its workers “are out of harm’s way.”


Call it the full Seattle experience; sidestep junkies while overpaying for gourmet coffee. Reverse Midas touch of leftists destroys everything they touch. Should be a huge class-action lawsuit by the shareholders.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dipi 4/22/2019 6:31:38 PM (No. 42155)
Another liberal business enabling addicts to use their restrooms.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 4/22/2019 6:38:57 PM (No. 42150)
Not something you´d see at Chick fil-A.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Northcross 4/22/2019 6:39:41 PM (No. 42148)
Hopefully they will advertise which locations will have the needle disposal boxes so I can avoid them. Oh, wait! I already never go to Starbucks.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Corndoggies 4/22/2019 6:44:36 PM (No. 42151)
Are they going to incorporate this into their advertising? Come shoot up in our bathrooms!! No purchase necessary!!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: privateer 4/22/2019 6:48:29 PM (No. 42158)
While they´re at it, why not add a backroom for illegal gambling...and one more for the ´girls´.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Calico Al 4/22/2019 6:50:20 PM (No. 42141)
Are druggies that neat that they will deposit their needles into said boxes? I wouldn´t be surprised if they even have the ability to hit the urinal.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: leonardo 4/22/2019 6:53:43 PM (No. 42144)
Accommodating deviancy and dysfunction, so as to signal political correctness, is perverted. Why not have Starbucks simply station drug dealers in their restrooms for convenient injections right along with one´s morning coffee and muffin? Asking the Barista for a "shot" may soon have a second meaning when drugs are legalized.
This will be a big hit in Blue Cities ... perhaps opium dens will be coming back too. Anything for a buck, ´eh?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Catfur27 4/22/2019 6:55:52 PM (No. 42159)
...I will have a triple venti...decaf smack...no foam...with a double shot of Chine white...with double syringe....thank you.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: cheeflo 4/22/2019 6:59:27 PM (No. 42147)
I don´t understand why they think that street junkies even care where they dispose of their dirty needles.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: subal 4/22/2019 7:02:53 PM (No. 42142)
When the boxes show up at the locations I visit, I´ll just tell them they have seen the last of me and why!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: subal 4/22/2019 7:03:52 PM (No. 42145)
Wonder if they will install boxes in all the supermarkets so the kids can see some ´action´!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 4/22/2019 7:09:15 PM (No. 42154)
Maybe they can designate a space right outside the front door for the junkies to throw up and others to relieve themselves a la San Francisco.

Committing business suicide one stupid idea at a time.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Nevadadad46 4/22/2019 7:25:34 PM (No. 42161)
I will never step foot in another Starbucks...period!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 4/22/2019 7:32:02 PM (No. 42139)
Rare that I am in a Starbucks. It happens. If I find myself alone in a restroom with one of those needle boxes..... hmmmm.... unpredictable where my imagination will take me.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: lakerman1 4/22/2019 7:32:15 PM (No. 42146)
Why would any rational person go into a guaranteed hangout for drug addicts??
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Reply 16 - Posted by: mizzmac 4/22/2019 7:38:58 PM (No. 42160)
If Starbucks was so concerned about "supporting our partners" in "scary situations", they would not throw open their doors to non-buying vagrants and addicts, accommodating their nasty habits and illegal activities. They´re interested in appearing politically correct, period.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Luandir 4/22/2019 8:38:46 PM (No. 42153)
A great way to know in advance which shops will soon be closing.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: columba 4/22/2019 9:42:00 PM (No. 42157)
The CEO or Starbucks said he does not want Christians in his stores.

I haven´t gone in one.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 4/22/2019 11:18:42 PM (No. 42164)
Makes one wonder if the coffee is safe to drink or even being in the building is safe. Are they even inspected by the health dept?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: heartsurgeon 4/23/2019 12:27:58 AM (No. 42152)
More grateful everyday i´ve stopped going to Starbucks.

They can rot.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: PChristopher 4/23/2019 1:22:30 AM (No. 42163)
Whoever opens a chain of coffee shops that just sells coffee without all of the sickening PC affectations is gong to make a lot of money.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: DVC 4/23/2019 1:25:37 AM (No. 42149)
Let´s see if you want to catch catfish, you put out stinkbait. If you want to catch sharks, you put out chum. If you want to shoot turkeys you put out corn.

If you want to attract junkies put out needle disposal boxes.

Thank goodness I don´t drink coffee and have only been in a Starbucks once with a friend. I got some expensive hot chocolate. It wasn´t even close to good or worth the price.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 4/23/2019 1:42:39 AM (No. 42156)
How exciting. Wait until they tell you how many are pulled out of the restrooms dead with a needle still in their arm.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: NotaBene 4/23/2019 3:35:15 AM (No. 42162)
This guy should run for President of the USA.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Trigger2 4/23/2019 4:31:19 AM (No. 42143)
What ´normal´ person would want to visit Starbucks? To get a disease?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: jacksin5 4/23/2019 10:03:47 AM (No. 42140)
I hope they are also installing a back door to the alley, to haul off the would-be Elvis Impersonators.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Smart11344 4/23/2019 1:51:35 PM (No. 42138)
Space Needles?
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