As Dirty Syringes Pile Up, One N.H. Lawmaker Seeks to Legalize Needle Exchange

New Hampshire Public Radio

January 12, 2016

In Manchester this past year, more than 540 dirty syringes have been found. But as heroin use increases across the state, used needles are also showing up in cities like Nashua, Dover and Laconia.

As part of our series, Dangerous Ends, we look at one bill seeking to legalize needle exchange programs in New Hampshire – a proposal that has been controversial in the state.

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Gillian Jabes