State officials and members of the Ramapough Lenape Nation hope a new environmental lawsuit will provide compensation for natural resources destroyed by a Ford Motor Co. dumping site.
It’s been more than three months since federal officials linked a bacterial outbreak to Abbott Nutrition, forcing a voluntary recall and precipitating the national crisis.
A bill to cap the cost of insulin also ultimately failed.
A group of about 80 nonprofit and public nursing homes throughout New York are suing Gov. Kathy Hochul and other state officials over new minimum staffing and spending requirements that took effect this year.
The CONNECT program seeks to expand behavioral health care beyond the clinic walls by allowing staff to engage patients outside of the facility — while still offering people a home base.
If the patient tests positive, the results will be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation.
While everyone’s body experiences cannabis differently, being armed with some basic information can make the process of experimenting a little smoother.
City officials won’t say how many of its more than 5,000 unvaccinated officers have received exemptions or termination letters so far.
The money is undoubtedly arriving at a time when it’s urgently needed, as fatal drug overdoses in the five boroughs continue to break records.
A UC Berkeley study alleges that secondhand bong smoke might be just as harmful as cigarette smoke. But given the heavy restrictions on marijuana research, this takeaway might not be completely valid.
Advocates pushed hard for these measures during this budget session and criticized Gov. Hochul for not fully funding their proposals.
Some of the dispensaries seek to exploit loopholes in the state’s cannabis law to make the case that they’re operating legally. Others have thrown any pretense that they’re not really selling weed out the window.
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