New report says needle exchanges do not increase IV drug use

November 1995
Nation's Health;Nov95, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p1
Reports that the needle-exchange programs in reducing the spread of HIV do not increase intravenous (IV) drug use. September 1995 release of report titled, `Preventing HIV Transmission: The Role of Sterile Needles and Bleach,' by a joint panel; 1993 creation of the panel to investigate the efficacy of needle exchange; Recommendations; Needle exchange programs as an important bridge to drug treatment.


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