Program director Rick Reich loaded needle replacement kits at a vending machine at Trac-B Exchange in Las Vegas. Community health officials are debuting the vending machine in a first-in-the-nation experiment to automate the dispensing of clean needles for intravenous drug users. Users will have to register to receive a swipe card and a unique identification number that they can use to receive as many as two free kits a week.
Program director Rick Reich loaded needle replacement kits at a vending machine at Trac-B Exchange in Las Vegas. Community health officials are debuting the vending machine in a first-in-the-nation experiment to automate the dispensing of clean needles for intravenous drug users. Users will have to register to receive a swipe card and a unique identification number that they can use to receive as many as two free kits a week. David Becker TNS
Program director Rick Reich loaded needle replacement kits at a vending machine at Trac-B Exchange in Las Vegas. Community health officials are debuting the vending machine in a first-in-the-nation experiment to automate the dispensing of clean needles for intravenous drug users. Users will have to register to receive a swipe card and a unique identification number that they can use to receive as many as two free kits a week. David Becker TNS

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