Atlantic City Is First to Launch New Jersey's Needle Exchange Program
November 30, 2007
Twenty people signed up on the first day of Atlantic City's needle exchange program, the first such program in New Jersey. The participants had to answer questions about their age, sex, history of HIV testing, and drug treatment. Camden, Newark, and Paterson will also participate in the three-year pilot program.
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