Argument: Needle exchanges protect public from disposed needles

Issue Report: Needle exchanges


Alan Franciscus. “Needle Exchange – A Matter of Public Health”. Hepatitis. April/June 2003: “Most needle exchange programs operate on a one-for-one basis, so they also reduce the presence of infected needles in playgrounds, streets, and trash receptacles, thus protecting children, sanitation workers, and others from accidental needle sticks.”[1]