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Where are the Safe Injection Facilities Cuomo Promised for New York?

He committed three years ago to supporting safe injection sites for drug users — then reversed course, activists say. Now, they see a new chance to pressure the embattled governor.

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East Bronx Politicians Join Groundswell of Opposition to Drug Treatment Clinics

While saying they seek solutions to a deadly opioid epidemic, officials across the spectrum rally to stop planned facilities — the latest in Allerton.

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Safe Injection Ruling Boosts Hope State Will OK Drug Centers

A Philadelphia federal judge finds law permits supervised drug use facilities aimed at preventing overdoses, removing a Cuomo administration concern.

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As the Heights Struggles With Opioid Use, Needle Exchange Program Goes Homeless

The Washington Heights CORNER Project hopes to move into the renovated George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal, but for now does its work from vans.

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No Problem Here: Pols Shun Drug Center in Bronx Opioid OD Hotspot

Officials try to block planned upscale facility in Kingsbridge, despite local overdose fatality rate. Meanwhile, the operators won’t accept Medicaid.

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