Australian Broadcasting Corp. News Online (06/09/99)
The Tasmanian State needle-exchange program expects to hand
out over 1 million needles and syringes this year, more than
doubling the breadth of the program. Critics say that the
increased demand for clean needles is evidence of how the
program promotes intravenous drug use. However, Health
Minister Judy Jackson says that the increased demand is
indicative of the program's success.