DC gets needle exchange

It seems the District is finally going to get a needle exchange program.

You have to love needle exchange. First, the government makes it nearly impossible to buy syringes legally unless you have a doctor's okay. Then, having noticed that this causes junkies to share needles and give each other horrid infections, it starts a program to give them needles. It's like the proverbial gas station attendant who runs around town siphoning gas out of peoples' tanks and then sells it back to them the next day.