Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Legislature has easy way to cut spending in Texas

Check out the Op-ed on syringe exchange in today's issue of the Houston Chronicle. An excerpt:

"Syringe exchange is life preservation, not drug support. Drug addiction is painful and costly enough. If we know how to keep HIV and HCV out of the picture, it would be irresponsible and expensive to continue not to do so here in Texas. Evidence-based interventions that reduce HIV transmission, such as syringe exchanges, are vital to the health and well-being of all Texans."

Read more here.

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