White House moves to fund needle exchanges as drug treatment | Scott McCabe | News | Washington Examiner


The Obama administration has designated intravenous needle exchanges as a drug treatment program, allowing federal money set aside to treat addictions to be used to distribute syringes to narcotics users.

“If someone proposed giving free drinks to treat alcoholism, they’d be laughed out of the building,” DuPont said. “But in the drug world, that’s considered good science.”

via White House moves to fund needle exchanges as drug treatment | Scott McCabe | News | Washington Examiner.

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