War on drugs
"We're Reversing 90 Years Of Prohibition": New York State Legalizes Marijuana
"Unlike any other state in this nation, this legislation is intentionally about equity."
Updated: Mar 31, 2021 11:15 AM
NYC Will End Practice Of Drug Testing Pregnant Patients Without Written Consent
Under the previous policy, medical staff did not need to provide pregnant patients with any written information on a toxicology test or obtain their signatures to perform one.
Nov 17, 2020 1:49 PM
NYC Plan For Safe Injection Sites Faces Resistance From Cuomo, Trump
Pennsylvania appears to be leading New York in the effort to open safe injection facilities.
Updated: Feb 7, 2019 2:26 PM
Cuomo's Plan To Legalize Marijuana: 'The Devil's In The Details'
How does Cuomo's plan stack up against the other legalization proposals in the state, and across the country?
Updated: May 28, 2019 5:38 PM
De Blasio Hops On The Marijuana Legalization Bandwagon
'Let's exclude corporate America from this equation, period,' de Blasio said.
Updated: Dec 20, 2018 4:56 PM
NY Officials Are On A Marijuana Legalization Listening Tour
'I have friends whose lives were ruined. They couldn't get a job because they smoked a little weed. So when prohibition ends I'm looking to create jobs for the same people who were persecuted.'
Updated: Sep 19, 2018 3:42 PM
Fatal Drug Overdoses Increased Last Year As Fentanyl Crisis Grips NYC Communities
Fatal drug overdoses rose once again in New York City last year, thanks in large part to growing fentanyl usage.
Updated: Sep 19, 2018 2:03 PM
NY Marijuana Legalization Hinges On Democrats Winning In November
Right now, Cuomo and the Senate Democrats can't even shame the Republicans into saving speed cameras.
Updated: Aug 16, 2018 3:16 PM
Manhattan DA Promises To Stop Prosecuting Most Marijuana Offenses, Starting Now
'We've seen Vance make these sweeping announcements in the past, but what ends up happening is that the exceptions swallow the rule,' cautioned one Legal Aid attorney.
Updated: Aug 1, 2018 1:57 PM
De Blasio To NYPD: Stop Arresting NYers For Smoking Weed
'With marijuana legalization likely to occur in our state in the near future, it is critical our city plans for the public safety, health, and financial consequences involved,' Mayor de Blasio said.
Updated: May 21, 2018 3:07 PM
Momentum Builds For Ending Marijuana Prohibition In New York
After a flurry of action from public officials, New York State's policy of prohibition may be crumbling.
Updated: May 16, 2018 10:39 AM
NYC Plans Safe Injection Facilities For Park Slope, Washington Heights, Midtown, And Longwood
The centers will be located inside current needle exchange facilities in Washington Heights, Midtown West, Longwood, and Park Slope.
Updated: May 4, 2018 4:34 PM
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