New York state decriminalises syringe possession

New York state has approved legislation that will decriminalise the possession and sale of hypodermic needles and syringes. Governor Kathy Hochul announced the legislation as one of five measures intended to reduce drug overdoses and other harms from the opioid crisis. Another bill has decriminalised possession of opioid-blocking drugs such as naloxone.

Source: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/new-york/articles/2021-10-08/new-york-decriminalizes-syringes-eases-up-on-naloxone