Laws Related to Syringe Exchange
The information presented is not legal advice and categorizing laws in this way is subject to reviewer interpretation; it is not a comprehensive analysis of all the legal provisions that could implicate the legality of access to clean needles and syringes in a given jurisdiction. To view information for each state and the District of Columbia (DC), hover over a state on the map or view the table below.
This map provides an assessment of whether a state or DC law exists that authorizes syringe exchange statewide. One of three categories is indicated for each: