Discarded Syringes from Heroin Crisis Create Health, Environmental Problems

NBCNews.comLOWELL, Mass. — They hide in weeds along hiking trails and in playground grass. They wash into rivers and float downstream to land on beaches. They pepper baseball dugouts, sidewalks and streets. Syringes left by drug users amid the heroin crisis are …Needles all over: What to do if you find syringes in public ..

‘Raining Needles’: Heroin Syringes Filling The Streets Are Harming Children

Washington PostHeroin addicts discarding their used syringes at parks and on beaches are causing a public health hazard across the U.S., particularly for children. Needles hiding in the grass are pricking unassuming adults and children alike, which risks spreading …AP: Drug Crisis Creating Downpour of Used Needles ..

Heroin Crisis: Nevada Becomes First State to Install Syringe Vending Machines

Las Vegas is betting on a new approach to combat rising heroin and HIV rates: vending machines of clean needles. But the syringe exchange vending machines, a first in the United States, aren’t open to just anyone walking by. They are accessible to US’s first public needle vending machine for drug users debuts in Vegas See Similar Threads…

Nevada Approved Syringe Vending Machines to Combat the Heroin Crisis

With reports by the Center for Disease Control showing the number of heroin-related overdose deaths quadrupling between 2002 and 2013, drug treatment centers are looking to alternative methods that get around a recent congressional ban on federally …Las Vegas Becomes The First US City To Debut Public Needle Vending Machines See Similar Threads…

Heroin Crisis: Nevada Becomes First State to Install Syringe Vending Machines

NBC – Las Vegas is betting on a new approach to combat rising heroin and HIV rates: vending machines of clean needles. But the syringe exchange vending machines, a first in the United States, aren’t open to just anyone walking by. They are accessible Nevada Approved Syringe Vending Machines to Combat the Heroin Crisis See Similar Threads…