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Expert panel strategizes to repeal the federal ban on funding for syringe exchange

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(The following guest blog post is by Yale University senior Helen Jack) “The federal ban on needle exchange funding is institutional stigma,” said Allan Clear, executive director of the Harm Reduction Coalition, to an audience of nearly 100 students and community members at a Yale University auditorium Wednesday night. By reinstating the federal ban on funding for syringe exchange programs, Clear said the government sends the wrong message…