"The Suffolk County Legislature voted unanimously to approve a permanent Heroin and Opiate Epidemic Advisory Panel with sweeping power to investigate and call for change. 

The newly approved task force will comprise of 23 members – including law enforcement – and will be chaired by Legislator Sarah Anker (D-Mount Sinai). 

'Now we have everyone, we have education and law enforcement and the court system, and then rehabilitation, so we're going into every aspect of this epidemic,' says Anker."

News12.com - September 6, 2017

 

 


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