Drug policy

The board missed its initial deadline to issue such rules because former Gov. Cuomo didn’t appoint its members.
The Office of Cannabis Management will set policy for legal pot sales.
The bill is believed to put New York at the vanguard of cities in the U.S. working toward preventing employers from enforcing punitive policies on marijuana use.
The governor's approach to combating the opioid epidemic is full of "watered down, under-funded and ultimately half-steps that do not go far enough," according to advocates.
More than six months later, progress on the injection sites seems to have stalled.
But some cautioned against conflating medical and recreational reforms, arguing that access to medical marijuana should take priority.
New York City will remain the best place to get arrested for possessing a plant.
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