NYers Dying While Cuomo Drags Feet On Heroin Sites, Activists Say

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — New Yorkers are still dying from drug overdoses while Gov. Andrew Cuomo leaves plans for heroin injection facilities in limbo, protesters argued Monday. About 30 activists blocked a bus lane outside Cuomo’s Third Avenue office while urging the governor to clear the way for so-called safe consumption sites, which they say have been proven to save lives.

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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.