Quotes of the Day

A woman shows her clean syringes at the Aids Center of Queens County needle exchange outreach center in New York, November 28, 2006.
Friday, Jul. 23, 2010

Open quoteAddiction is a brain disease. I'd send them to treatment, not prison.Close quote

  • director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, supporting the Vienna Declaration, a statement that calls for drug users to be spared arrest and offered clean needles and methadone instead
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