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Legalization brings legitimacy to needle exchange programs in Arizona

Photo: Jaclyn Brown, volunteer coordinator at Shot in the Dark, visits the nonprofit’s storage facility. One of the greatest challenges clean-needle exchanges face, she says, is the misconception that they enable drug use. (Photo by Gianluca D’Elia/Cronkite News) For about a year, Jaclyn Brown has been training volunteers for a needle exchange program that works

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