Albany deal cracks down on state's heroin epidemic

June 19, 2014 3:46 AM

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Albany deal cracks down on state's heroin epidemic

Gov. Cuomo and legislative leaders announced a deal Wednesday on a package of bills designed to crack down on the state’s growing heroin epidemic. Among the provisions is a mandate that insurers cover treatment, new criminal penalties for heroin distribution and a public education campaign.

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo and legislative leaders announced a deal Wednesday on a package of bills designed to crack down on the state’s growing heroin epidemic.

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