Needle Exchange

HIV And Hepatitis C Rates Are 10 To 30 Times Higher In Prisons

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2017 | Canada

This is about both health and human rights, said one researcher.

Inmates Need Better Access To HIV Treatment

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Needle exchange programs and increased access to HIV treatment are essential to curb infection rates among Canadian prisoners, says the le...

Abbotsford Sued Over Needle Access

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Three injection drug users filed a lawsuit Tuesday over an Abbotsford, B.C., bylaw that has banned harm-reduction services such as clean n...

Lawsuit Argues Why Prisoners Need These

CBC | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada

A former federal inmate and four AIDS prevention organizations are suing the federal government for failing to provide needle and syringe exchange pro...

'It Makes Me Sick When They Say No To Harm Reduction'

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Politics

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Once a week, Jamie MacDonald walks down a quiet alley in this sprawling community in British Columbia's Fraser Valley, finds a fami...