West Virginia county considers needle exchange program
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia county is exploring a needle exchange program amid a spike in cases of hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV. WVVA-TV reports that the Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department board is considering adding a needle exchange as part of a number of harm reduction initiatives. The Centers for Disease Control […]
A majority of the Purdue student government is making their stance clear on a possible needle exchange program. This comes after West Lafayette city leaders began discussions of a possible program coming to the city.
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