Daily Archives: July 18, 2009

Efforts to Overturn Needle Exchange Hit Snag in House

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One step forward, half a step back. That’s where advocates of evidence-based treatment of HIV/AIDS seem to have landed Friday in their efforts to overturn the two-decades-old ban on federal funding for needle exchange programs. Last week, Rep. David Obey, D-Wis., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, successfully moved to nix the needle-exchange ban when a subcommittee took […]