Syringe Service Program Policy Environments Across the United States

Last Updated: May, 2018

Syringe Service Program Policy Environments Across the United States

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Alaska

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

Michigan

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

Minnesota

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

Oregon

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

Wisconsin

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

West Virginia

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

No law that prohibits syringe exchange

California

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Colorado

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Connecticut

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

District of Columbia

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Delaware

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Florida

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Hawaii

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Illinois

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Indiana

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Kentucky

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Louisiana

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Massachusetts

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Maryland

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Maine

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Montana

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

North Carolina

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

North Dakota

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

New Hampshire

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

New Jersey

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

New Mexico

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Nevada

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

New York

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Ohio

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Rhode Island

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Tennessee

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Utah

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Virginia

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Vermont

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Washington

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

States with laws explicitly permitting syringe exchange

Alabama

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Arkansas

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Arizona

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Georgia

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Iowa

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Idaho

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Kansas

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Missouri

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Mississippi

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Nebraska

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Oklahoma

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Pennsylvania

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

South Carolina

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

South Dakota

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Texas

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Wyoming

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Syringe exchange would require legislative action

Guam

Northern Mariana Islands

American Samoa

Puerto Rico

Marshall Islands

Palau

Federated States of Micronesia

Virgin Islands