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Needle Exchange Programs

28 Signatures Goal: 100

Colorado has a large problem that is currently going untreated. Through the end of 1996, some 1,200 Colorado residents age 13 and over had injection-related AIDS or had died from it. About 25 percent of all Colorado\'s AIDS cases are injection-related. In the Denver metropolitan area alone, Dr. Scott Holmberg of the Centers for Disease Control estimates there are 15,100 uninfected persons who inject drugs and who thus are at risk of getting HIV. We must encourage clean needle exchange in order to reduce the spread of disease.

Sponsor

Sponsored by Social Work students at Colorado State University.

Links

www.drcnet.org/aids/co_ban.html http://www.sfaf.org/prevention/needleexchange/ http://www.thebody.com/whatis/druguse_needle.html http://aids.about.com/od/needleexchange/a/exchangework.htm

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Signatures

  • 6 years ago
    Nadine Goerlitzer - Denver United States
    6 years ago
  • 8 years ago
    cialis Israel
    8 years ago
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    Marlies Buchholz United States
    8 years ago
  • 9 years ago
    Nicole Qualtieri United States
    9 years ago
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    Erin United States
    9 years ago
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    katy van valkenburgh United States
    9 years ago
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    katy van valkenburgh United States
    9 years ago
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    katy van valkenburgh United States
    9 years ago
  • 9 years ago
    Ellen Steiner United States
    9 years ago
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    Ellen Steiner United States
    9 years ago
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    Lindsey Noe United States
    9 years ago
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    Zak Koffler United States
    9 years ago
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    Joel Yoffe United States
    9 years ago
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    Corey Hertz United States
    9 years ago
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    Ray Lego United States
    9 years ago
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