With opioid epidemic affecting communities from Harlem to Hollywood, Consumer Affairs reports that the opioid industry says it is being unfairly blamed for the nation’s opioid epidemic and is fighting a New York state law that charges drug makers a tax meant to go towards anti-addiction efforts.
Thursday evening, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Assembly Member Al Taylor, State Senator Brian Benjamin, and other officials joined Harlem community members and elected officials at an emergency rally. Continue Reading →
Speaker Corey Johnson said: “The Council has been a leader in the push to bring these centers to New York City, and we thank Mayor de Blasio for taking this brave, important and necessary step. Continue Reading →
A New York City high school teacher was arrested on Tuesday after police raided his apartment to find seven pounds of what is commonly referred to as the ‘date rape drug,’ police said. Continue Reading →
Harlem United, a nationally recognized housing, health and human services organization, commends Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s continued commitment to improving the lives of all New Yorkers with his 2018 agenda of critically important social and economic policies. Continue Reading →
In honor of National Recovery Month, NASDAQ selected Foundation for a Drug-Free World with Dr. Bernard Fialkoff, his daughter Meghan Fialkoff (above) and the entire Foundation for a Drug-Free World team to ring the bell, signaling the opening of the stock market September 15, 2017. Continue Reading →
Before The Notorious B.I.G. stated the obvious, “don’t you know bad boys move in silence and violence” on his hit song “The Ten Crack Commandments” , Leroy “Nicky” Barnes broke the unofficial street rules. Continue Reading →