Argument: Needle exchanges harm local businesses
- Debate: Needle exchanges - con argument.
Toni Meyer. "Making the case for opposing needle exchange". New Jersey Family Policy Council. November 16, 2007: "Neighborhood Businesses Affected: Dale Deslauriers, the owner of Save on Meats on West Hastings (Downtown Eastside, Vancouver BC), said business is down "at least 20 percent" because customers are afraid of drug users and dealers."