Rise of Heroin Use in New York is a Major Concern for Governor Cuomo

June 12, 2014 3:08 AM

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The use of opioids (synthetic heroin) and pure heroin has been on the rise in the United States over the past 15 years. Most notably, the New England area and New York State have experienced an unprecedented increase in such drug use.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will speak in front of the media on Wednesday and announce his initiative to combat heroin use in the state. This was the first time he addressed the growing issue, well after the Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire governors did. Perhaps Governor Cuomo was devisin...

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