What Ever Happened With Safe Injection Sites? Activists Blame Cuomo’s ‘Stalling’

On Monday, in an effort to nudge the state toward supporting the pilot, activists with VOCAL-NY erected a pop-up safe injection room in front of the governor’s midtown office—a tactic once deployed against de Blasio prior to his endorsement of the sites. This time around, the demonstrators were joined by artist and photographer Nan Goldin, who founded the group P.A.I.N Sackler to hold the Sackler family and Purdue Pharma responsible for their central role in the epidemic.

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SAFE SHAPE Interview

The Drugreporter team filmed a piece about the Safe Shape during the Drug Policy Alliance conference in 2015. The video features an interview with Greg Scott who came up with the original idea for SAFE SHAPE.