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Hell Freezes Over: GOP Gov. Signs Needle Exchange And Rape Kit Testing Bills Into Law

March 23, 2016

Hallelujah! Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs needle exchange and rape kit testing bills into law. The Republican Party has never been known for caring about heroin addicts or about rape victims. Yet, on Weds., GOP Gov. Rick Scott signed a…

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‘Too Many Of Them Are Dying’: NY Mayor Proposes Bold Response To Heroin Crisis

February 23, 2016

An upstate New York mayor is proposing a bold and radical new tool to use against the nation’s growing heroin crisis: the first supervised injection facility in the United States.  Svante Myrick, the Democratic Mayor of Ithaca, New York  told…

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