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“Combat Heroin” Campaign Launched in New York

As part of a package of bills signed in June, this week Governor Cuomo of New York launched a public awareness and education campaign about opioid addiction that includes a new website.

New York Installs Rx Drop Boxes to Address Prescription Drug Abuse

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the state will tackle prescription drug abuse by placing medication drop boxes at New York State Police Troop Headquarters. The boxes allow people to anonymously dispose of unused prescription medicines.

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