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  1. Map: An Overview of States Criminalizing Viral Hepatitis, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2018)

    This United States map identifies states (1) with laws that criminalize viral hepatitis; (2) the type of hepatitis criminalized; and (3) the type of behavior that is criminalized. Additionally, we note those states with laws and/or enhancements specific t ...

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  2. The PJP Update- November 2018

    The newsletter of the Positive Justice Project. ...

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  3. The Effect of Female Sex on Hepatitis C Incidence Among People Who Inject Drugs: Results from the International Multicohort InC3 Collaborative Aryan Esmaeili et al, Clinical Infectious Diseases (2018)

    Women who inject drugs are at greater risk of acquiring hepatitis C (HCV) infection, independent of other factors such as risk behaviors or demographic characteristics. Researchers reviewed data from the InC3 Collaborative, which combines data from 10 dif ...

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  4. Fact Sheet: Punishment is Not a Public Health Strategy: The Criminalization of Viral Hepatitis

    A fact sheet from The Center for HIV Law and Policy, Harm Reduction Coalition and the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable on the criminalization of viral hepatitis. ...

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  5. Increases in Hepatitis C Virus Infection Related to Injection Drug Use Among Persons Aged <30 Years – Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, 2006-2012 (CDC, 2015)

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  6. The 2017 Modernization of California’s HIV Criminal Exposure Laws: What Did It Do, Who Will It Affect?, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    Website Analysis Box.jpg This analysis looks at the legislative modernization of California's HIV criminal laws that will take effect on January 1, 2018. These new laws are a significant victory for Californians who believe in an evenhanded applicati ...

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  7. Statement on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2015)

    This statement addresses 1) broad public ignorance about HIV, STIs and identities associated with stigmatized diseases; 2) the criminalization of HIV; 3) HIV related discrimination in criminal justice and immigration detention facilities, and in the milita ...

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  8. Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) Position on the Criminalization of HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Other Communicable Diseases (2015)

    This statement was issued by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) on the urgent need to repeal or modernize HIV-specific criminalization statutes and laws criminalizing transmission or exposure to sexua ...

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  9. Letter to Michigan Elected Officials Opposing a Proposed Amendment to the Michigan Public Health Code, Positive Justice Project, et al, 2014

    The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable, the HIV Prevention Justice Alliance, the Positive Justice Project (PJP), and more than thirty other national medical, infectious disease, public health and allied organizations, sent a letter to Michigan elected off ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:22am

  10. Syringe Ban Community Letter to the Chairman of the United States House and Senate Appropriation and Labor Subcommittees, Drug Policy Alliance et al. (2014)

    This letter, written by members of communities that have been affected by heroin and prescription drug injection use, calls on Senators Barbara Mikulski and Tom Harkin, and Representatives Hal Rogers and Jack Kingston, to lift the ban on federal funding fo ...

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