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June 04, 2006


Bryan Fox

It's legal to purchase needles in Michigan, but it hasn't made things safer for the street junkie in Detroit because once the purchaser leaves the store, it is considered drug paraphernalia. So they still end up renting them at the shooting gallery since arrest is a more immediate risk than aids. Here's a link to an interesting study: http://www.aphanet.org/JAPhA/suppl2_cdc.pdf

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