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Schneiderman sues fentanyl maker (access required)

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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)

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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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