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Needle Exchange, Part 2: Talking Sanity to a Sick City

Date:
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Time:
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Type:
Radio Broadcast
Organizer/Author:
Robert Norse
Email:
Location Details:
Free Radio Santa Cruz at 101.3 FM and http://tunein.com/radio/FRSC-s47254/ . Archives at http://www.radiolibre.org/brb/brb130324.mp3 about five hours into the sound file.

The second part of a Community TV forum on Needle Exchange hosted by Steve Pleich, featuring Emily Agur, Jack Bishop, and Veronica Sims--needle exchange workers.

This is the audio portion of the tv show. The entire show, video and all, will be available in the weeks ahead at a time TBA.

Call in with comments at 831-427-3772.

The audio of a previous Community TV show on Needle Exchange is at http://www.radiolibre.org/brb/brb130224.mp3 about five hours into the sound file.

An in-studio interview with Emily Agur and Penelope Jernberg is at http://www.radiolibre.org/brb/brb130221.mp3

Some other voices on needle exchange:

Lawsuit in Canada (2012) about the failure to provide needles in prison: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/ottawa-sued-over-failure-to-provide-needle-exchange-programs-in-prisons-1.970564

Debate of Abbotsford's needle exchange ban (2012): http://metronews.ca/news/vancouver/289603/debate-over-b-c-citys-needle-exchange-ban/

An extensive pro and con, written and audio: http://dbp.idebate.org/en/index.php/Debate:_Needle_exchanges .
Added to the calendar on Sun, Mar 24, 2013 12:27AM
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