“I’ve been thinking about telling my story for a long time.”
In the middle of a fight against heroin abuse, Greenfield, Massachusetts, is one step closer to hosting a needle exchange. Residents requested the Board of Health look into the service last fall. Greenfield’s Public Health Director Nicole Zabko says there’s been no vocal opposition to the plan.
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A judge ruled that Tapestry Health should have gotten approval from the Holyoke City Council — and not just the mayor and board of health — before it launched a needle exchange program in 2012.
The mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts is standing by a newly established needle exchange in the city, after the city council president complained the program was not legally enacted