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Gov. Cuomo announces new plan to combat heroin epidemic

Gov. Cuomo expects the plan to come up

Gov. Cuomo expects the plan to come up for a vote by the end of the week. (June 18, 2014 5:40 PM)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and top state lawmakers are backing a three-pronged approach to fight the heroin epidemic.

The new plan to combat heroin addiction in New York was unveiled at an Albany press conference. It aims to improve the treatment options for addicts, who are often turned away from rehab centers due to overcrowding or insurance problems.

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