Christie: New York Joins New Jersey's Prescription Drug Monitoring ProgramNew York's participation in the program brings the number of states working with New Jersey to seven, including Delaware, Connecticut and Virginia.
Discounted Prescription Drugs Could Save Patients From Making Deadly Medical DecisionsNine out of ten Americans now have health care coverage, but that doesn't mean they can afford their medication.
Officials Call For Expansion Of NYPD Drug Disposal ProgramThe program, which was introduced in five police precincts in Staten Island and Brooklyn in 2014, allows residents to drop off unused prescription drugs with no questions asked.
2,000 Pounds Of Unwanted Prescription Drugs Collected On Long IslandIn partnership with the supermarket chain King Kullen, Long Island's safe disposal program for unused and expired medications has been hugely successful.
Police: Woman Driving Erratically Through Holland Tunnel In Possession Of Hundreds Of PillsPort Authority Police have arrested a Brooklyn woman after receiving a call of a car being driven erratically through the Holland Tunnel from Manhattan to New Jersey.
New York Doctor Gets 10 Years For Illegally Distributing PainkillersA New York physician has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally distributing painkillers, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.
Jury Finds Dr. Stan Li Guilty In Prescription Drug Deaths CaseBridget Brennan, the city's Special Narcotics Prosecutor, said Li's conviction should send a message to the few unscrupulous doctors who do so much harm to so many by becoming drug dealers.
LI Doctor Accused Of Supplying Illegal Painkiller Prescriptions Pleads GuiltyDr. Eric Jacobson faces 7 to 9 years in prison under a plea deal for illegally prescribing oxycodone and other powerful painkillers to scores of patients. If convicted at trial, he could have been sentenced to 20+ years in prison.