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Schneiderman sues fentanyl maker (access required)


Yet another lawsuit is being placed against the pharmaceutical industry, this time from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Filed Feb. 1 in New York State Supreme Court, Schneiderman’s lawsuit against Insys Therapeutics focuses on the company’s production and distribution ...

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Dinolfo unveils opioid action plan (access required)

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo.

County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has unveiled a plan to tackle the opioid epidemic ravaging the region, including legal action against pharmaceutical companies, better access to Naloxone, the establishment of a new advisory panel and much more. It’s a move that ...

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What could legal weed mean for NY? (access required)


Quietly filed and awaiting review in the New York Senate Finance Committee sits S3040A, known more commonly as the “Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act” (MRTA), a bill that aims to make recreational marijuana legal for adults in New York State. ...

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