Tag: needle exchange program
Paula Stark is hosting Buenaventura Lakes' 'first-ever' event to honor veterans.

Ryan NicolJanuary 7, 2019
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A bipartisan push is behind legislation that would allow for the expansion of Miami-Dade County’s needle exchange program throughout the rest of the state. The bill (HB 171) for the 2019 Legislative Session was filed Monday by state Reps. Shevrin Jones, a West Park Democrat, and Rene “Coach P” Plasencia, an Orlando Republican. In 2016, the Infectious […]

Mitch PerryMarch 2, 2016
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For the first time in four years, legislation that would create a needle exchange program aimed at curbing the spread of diseases such as HIV and hepatitis in Miami-Dade County is headed to the governor’s desk. The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the IDEA Act (the Miami-Dade Infectious Disease Elimination Act”), sponsored by Plantation Democrat Katie […]


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