Argument: Needle exchanges fight disease at expense of bigger drug problem

Issue Report: Needle exchanges


Aaron Lawrence. “Why a Needle-Exchange Program is a Bad Idea”. Record. August 26, 2005: “The drug problem is arguably bigger and more threatening to public health and stability than disease problems. And, yet, needle exchanges seem to place the interests of fighting diseases over the interests of fighting drugs, in so far as needle exchanges actually enable drug-use, in order to reduce the spread of disease.”