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New York State Lags In Dealing With Gambling Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

Despite making more than any other state from gambling, New York lags behind gaming meccas like Nevada and New Jersey in funding addiction treatment. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Toby Keith too drunk to perform in Indiana, chemistry teacher arrested for making drugs, and NY state senator wants to legalize pot for all. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 8, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Baseball fans can now buy beer from vending machine, drunk rugby player goes on rampage against the elderly, and heroin smuggler forced to pay back money. MORE  

New York Becomes 23rd State to Okay Medical Marijuana

By Shawn Dwyer

New York's Compassionate Care Act survived possible death at the hands of Governor Andrew Cuomo. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Governor Cuomo turns tail and refuses to sign medical pot bill, FBI accidentally leaks drug bitcoin buyers, and man arrested for giving fifth graders booze. MORE  

New York Governor Expresses ‘Concerns’ About Medical Pot Bill

By Shawn Dwyer

Medical marijuana looked like a sure thing in the Empire State before Governor Cuomo threw a wrench in the works. MORE  

New York Governor Adds 100 Cops to Fight Heroin

By Shawn Dwyer

Andrew Cuomo is the latest governor in the Northeast to take on the growing heroin epidemic. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 29, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

One Direction fans shred tickets after pot video, mother arrested for drunk driving three times in one week, and Linkin Park narcs out Sublime With Rome. MORE  

Medical Marijuana Moves Forward In New York

By Shawn Dwyer

The state assembly passed a wide-ranging medical marijuana bill, but its future in the senate remains uncertain. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 28, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Macaulay Culkin denied kazoo solo by beer-throwing fans, Reagan judicial appointee says legalize drugs, and man named Justin Bieber arrested for public intoxication. MORE  

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