Laws Against Spreading Aids And Hiv
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Poor Implementation of Laws Controlling Sale of Prescription Drugs Increasing Injection Drug Use, Spread of HIV in India, HIV/AIDS Advocates SayPoor implementation of laws that control the sale of prescription drugs in India is increasing injection drug use and fueling the spread of HIV in the country, HIV/AIDS advocates said Monday, the AP/ Yahoo! India News reports (AP/ Yahoo! India... Read more »
Utah Law Requiring HIV Tests for Convicted Sex Workers, Solicitors Fails to Slow Spread of HIV Because It Is Not Enforced, Editorial SaysA Utah state law that requires convicted commercial sex workers and solicitors of commercial sex to be tested for HIV and makes sex work and solicitation a "felony offense for repeat offenders who were aware they had tested positive for HIV" could... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello C,How long have I been doing this? Oh Lordy, since the last millennium, I think.As for HIV disclosure laws, they vary from state to state. California has a "Willful Exposure" law, which makes it a felony (punishable by up to eight... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question. The majority of people who are infected with HIV take steps to prevent the transmission of the virus to other people. However, there are some people who are aware that they have HIV, yet they will knowingly expose... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,We are all in agreement that we should all disclose our HIV status before having sex and yes there are disclosure laws in some locations (see below). However, I do not believe you can blame other people for your own personal decisions to place... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Depending on where in the world you live, by law you may actually have a duty to inform before having sex. (See below.) And no matter where you live and no matter what your local laws may mandate, you have a universal moral obligation to... Read more »
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Posted by daisey6205, 5 Repliesjust a note to update you all.
it has been a hell of a long i have traveled in the last year and a half. i have come to realize that the best friends i have are the ones i have never even met... those here that continually pray for my safety and... Read more »
Posted by anon11111, 3 RepliesI just found out my daughter has HIV/AIDS a few hours ago.
She is still sleeping around with ANYONE and ANYTHING that moves! PLEASE ADVISE ME as to what to do! I have a moral obligation to report her but to whom?
She had sex with her ex, the father... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousMy brother in law was diagnosed with HIV about 10 years ago. He is gay. His partner died about 6 years ago. He now has full blown AIDS. He is having seizures, walks with a cane, and has a constant runny nose. He is only 40 years old. My in laws... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello to all those reading,
I just found out recently that my brother in law is HIV+, I have been with my husband for 4 years and he has only now been comfortable with sharing this with me. I am trying to learn as much as possible about what to... Read more »
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