Drug Policy Alliance

Julia Conley, staff writer
"This bill meets the political moment, and it also happens to be an incredibly bipartisan opportunity."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"This crisis has been driven by greed, pure and simple. It's about money and...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
The advocacy organizations called on all 2020 presidential candidates to "...

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A day after AIDS activists closed down the Capitol protesting President Obama's failure to lift the ban on funding needle exchanges as he promised during the election, a House subcommittee has superceded him and repealed the ban. Democrats cited scientific evidence that exchange programs help slow the spread of HIV. "Thirty-thousand people a year get HIV or Hepatitis C directly or indirectly from intravenous drug use," said Bill Piper of the Drug Policy Alliance. "That's 300,000 people that...