Authorities on Long Island are warning about the hazards of so-called “Skittles” drug parties, which seem to be gaining in popularity.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Dale Dudley of New Rochelle was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court Friday on felony charges of criminal sale of a prescription and misdemeanor counts of willful violation of health laws.
About 30,000 pounds of prescription drugs are turned in and destroyed annually in New Jersey, officials said.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration was accepting old prescription drugs for disposal Saturday, the seventh National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Amed Villa entered his guilty pleas Monday in federal court in New Haven.
As of Tuesday, doctors must check a patient’s narcotic prescription history before issuing or refilling a prescription.
When students return to school after summer break, they may find it a lot harder to get their hands on so-called “study drugs.”
Sen. Charles Schumer, speaking from his Midtown office on Sunday, said up to 35 percent of all college kids report using stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin as a study tool.
A druggist who bought a gun after getting spooked by a string of bloody pharmacy robberies on Long Island fired a shot at a fleeing bandit during yet another medication heist.
This is the weekend to properly dispose of those old, unused and expired medications without putting your drinking water at risk.
The outage frustrated some doctors, who use the system to check whether patients seeking pain pills like OxyContin have already gotten prescriptions from other physicians.
Police discovered guns, drugs and explosives at a home in Franklin Square after officers arrested two men in connection with an apparent drug deal Tuesday, Nassau County police said.
About 1,000 high school students from 13 schools filled the St. George Theatre on Staten Island on Tuesday to hear from Chris Herren talk about drugs.
Teenagers getting behind the wheel of a car for the first time used to be one of the biggest causes of concern for parents, but now experts say there may be bigger threats to a teen’s safety.
New Yorkers had a chance to safely get rid of prescription drugs they didn’t want or need at drop-off locations across the state on Saturday.