New York State Senate passes series of bills to curb heroin use
The state's Republican-led Senate has passed nearly two dozen bills to curb a rise in heroin use.
The majority coalition passed 23 out of 25 bills introduced last month following a series of statewide forums on heroin and opioid use. Experts say a crackdown on prescription pills has pushed addicts to heroin, which is significantly cheaper.
The legislative package would limit prescriptions...