Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Authorities on Long Island are warning about the hazards of so-called “Skittles” drug parties, which seem to be gaining in popularity.
Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, Executive Director of LICADD, said he doesn’t believe in legalizing medical pot and thinks it will hurt the majority of New Yorkers.
The arrest of a Long Island couple after a teenage girl got alcohol poisoning at their house has renewed the debate about the perils of supervised underage drinking.
The number of deaths from heroin and prescription drugs have been steadily rising over the past few years on Long Island.
It’s known as incense or potpourri, but it’s not the kind you use to make a room smell nice. It’s an herbal mixture that’s being smoked for a high, and getting many people sick. Now, there’s a new effort to get it banned.