Nevada Public Health and Safety
Legislative declaration of purpose.
The Legislature hereby declares that the purpose of NRS 439.985 to 439.994, inclusive, is to enable the use of sterile hypodermic devices and other related material for use among people who inject drugs for the purpose of reducing the intravenous transmission of diseases. The provisions of NRS 439.985 to 439.994, inclusive, are intended to:
Ensure the availability and accessibility of sterile hypodermic devices by encouraging distribution of such devices by various means.
Provide for the effective operation of sterile hypodermic device programs that protect the human rights of people who use such programs.
Guarantee that sterile hypodermic devices and other sterile injection supplies are not deemed illegal.
Ensure that sterile hypodermic device programs operate in harmony with law enforcement activities.