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posted on 29.04.2009, 00:00 by Mark Rudnick
Chapter I: An Introduction to Needle Exchange and Prevention Point Pittsburgh 3-15 Chapter II: From Public Health to Politics: Prevention Point’s attempt to make political Inroads in Allegheny County 16-26 Chapter III: Finally Legal! The 2001 public hearings, emergency protocol, and official sanctioning of Prevention Point Pittsburgh as a legal needle exchange operation 27-36 Chapter IV: Fitting In: the first years of legalization and the aborted attempt to write regulations for needle exchange in 2004 37-49 Chapter V: Murky Waters: the Gastgeb affair and the “official” writing of regulations for needle exchange in Allegheny County 50-63 Chapter VI: Prevention Point Today: where do we go from here? 64-68 Appendix 69-73 Bibliography 74-78

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29/04/2009

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Caroline Acker

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