Argument: Needle exchanges help fight spread of disease
Mark Cichocki. "Why Do We Need Needle Exchange?". About.com. September 3, 2007: "Needle exchange programs have also achieved reductions in the rate of hepatitis infection, which can also be spread through sharing needles. In Tacoma, WA, clients of a needle exchange program were up to eight times less likely to contract Hepatitis B or C than non-client IVDUs."