NJ Spotlight News

Atlantic City council votes to close needle-exchange program

Clip: 07/22/2021 | 4m 21s | Video has closed captioning.

By a 7-2 margin, members of the city council in Atlantic City voted Wednesday to close a syringe-exchange program at the Oasis Drop-in Center. New Jersey’s first such program, it served people who use intravenous drugs by giving them clean needles to help prevent the spread of disease and intervene with help for addiction.

Aired: 07/22/21

Rating: NR

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