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Driving the Point Home: A Strategy for Safer Tattooing in Canadian Prisons

12th September 2003

This policy document reviews international evidence of prison tattooing and disease transmission and makes recommendations to reduce the harm of unsafe tattooing in Canadian prisons.

By Pete Collins, Giselle Dias, Meigan Dickenson, Rick Lines, Lilly Vidovich.  Prepared for the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Prisoners' HIV/AIDS Support Action Network and HIV/AIDS Regional Services (Kingston, Ontario).