Statement on Attorney General & NYPD Initiative to Equip Police with Naloxone

“Today’s announcement is a fantastic example of how the NYPD and the Attorney General’s office can support a public health and safety approach to drug use,” Matt Curtis, Policy Director at the grassroots activist group VOCAL-NY, said. “Alongside the recent passage of major state legislation to expand distribution of naloxone to people at risk of overdose, these efforts will save thousands of lives in coming years.”

Read Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s full press release: A.G. Schneiderman Announces Funding To Equip NYC Police Officers With Life-Saving Heroin Antidote.

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