Public safety committee accepts report on clean syringe program

Putnam, Neal
December 2009
Gay & Lesbian Times;12/31/2009, Issue 1149, p10
The article focuses on the acceptance of the report on the situation of San Diego, California's Clean Syringe Exchange Program by the Public Safety & Neighborhood Services Committee.


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