Published in AIDS Weekly, March 25th, 1996
But Gov. Christie Whitman says the Governor's Advisory Council on AIDS, which she herself impaneled in 1994, was wasting its time. Whitman reiterated her strong opposition to any state-sanctioned needle-exchange program. As she wrote the panel chairman in January 1996, Whitman again said she believed such a program would only encourage more illicit drug use.
Whitman also opposed allowing drug stores to sell hypodermic needles over the counter to...
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