By Melissa Klein, New York Post on January 14, 2023
Legal pot peddler Housing Works boasts that it “loves” drug users — but puts it’s foot down when it comes to addicts puffing tobacco, a review of city documents shows.
The organization, which assists New Yorkers with HIV and AIDS — and pushes controversial “harm reduction” for junkies — has received $80 million in taxpayer funding since 2018 to run housing programs and provide services that include substance abuse treatment.
But the group, which has signs in its thrift shops saying it loves “people who use drugs” is required under its city agreements to help its clients quit cigarettes.
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