A series of recent articles in the San Francisco Chronicle highlighted the problem of dirty needles in Golden Gate Park, but seemed to blame needle exchanges for the problem. Experts beg to differ.
The Jersey City City Council voted Wednesday for an ordinance allowing the city to participate in a pilot needle exchange program. It's the fifth Garden State city to do so since Gov. Corzine signed a needle exchange bill in December.
The Drug Debate: American Mayors Urge "A New Bottom Line" and a Public Health Approach for Drug Policy
The US Conference of Mayors last month adopted a resolution calling the war on drugs a failure and urging "a new bottom line" on drug policy.
The Harm Reduction Coalition hiring Syringe Exchange Program Specialist for its Oakland, California office.
A pilot program is set to launch in Bexar County in the fall.
In 1998, ideologically driven congressional Republicans barred the District of Colombia from using even its own money to fund needle exchange programs. Now, congressional Democrats are moving to end that ban.
The County of Los Angeles has approved a $500,000 needle exchange program in a bid to slow the spread of AIDS and Hepatitis B and C.
The Harm Reduction Coalition seeks a person for their Syringe Exchange Program Specialist position in California.
The Harm Reduction Coalition is hiring a Syringe Exchange Program Specialist for work in California.
The 2nd National Conference on Methamphetamine, HIV and Hepatitis got underway in Salt Lake City Thursday. Here's a report from the first day.