Rio Dell will not proceed with needle exchange program

rio-dell-cannabis-cultivationRio dell community members are sharing concern over a possible needle exchange program within the city. And tonight council members addressed the issue.

Council would like to clarify that there is no needle exchange within city limits, and they sat they are not interested in one. Councilmember, Sue Strahan requested the item be brought to council, along with information related to state law.

Some local governments have enacted bans on needle exchange programs, and Rio Dell councilmembers stated they may be interested in a similar policy.