Lawmakers join coalition calling for supervised injection facilities
January 29, 2018 07:08 PM
A statewide coalition wants to create places where addicts can use drugs in a supervised environment.
Some state lawmakers are now joining the coalition called "End Overdose NY." The type of facility they're pushing for exists in parts of Canada and Europe.
Supporters say they cut down on overdose deaths. Opponents argue the sites will allow addicts to continue to fuel their habit.
NewsChannel 13 is committed to shining a light on the opioid crisis in the Capital Region. We'll be featuring stories on the rise of opioid abuse at least once a week in the months to come.
Updated: January 29, 2018 07:08 PM
Created: January 29, 2018 07:05 PM
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