New York Unvails Aggressive Heroin Legislation

05.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Lawmakers have unveiled 25 different bills to curb heroin use. The senate's joint task force on heroin and opioid addiction released the bills Wednesday, saying they hope they'll address the heroin surge in the state. The bills would equip not just police, but also schools to use Naloxone. Additionally, the measure would   limit some narcotics to 10 day supplies statewide, establish programs to help addicts, and make the illegal sale of an opioid a higher felony.