prescription drugs

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West Brighton »

Sen. Schumer asked for funds to treat, prevent and promote awareness of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

Eltingville »

Mayor Bill de Blasio and elected officials announced that about 190 pharmacies will sell naloxone.

Astoria »

One of the Queens students was arrested for distributing the prescription drug, police said. 

New Dorp »

NYPD precincts will get locked dropboxes where people can safely discard unused prescription pills.

Great Kills »

Police arrested nine people on Staten Island who they said sold prescription drugs and heroin.

New York City »

Mayor Bloomberg said the mobile medical vans will be staffed with primary care providers.

St. George »

Michael Mancusi, 27, of Staten Island, has pleaded guilty to running a prescription drug ring.

Mariners Harbor »

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the law will serve as a model to curb prescription drug abuse.

Central Harlem »

Antonio Tavarez was busted for trying to purchase 360 pills of Percocet from an undercover cop.

Great Kills & Tottenville »

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan said a prescription drug problem is threatening his borough.

Manhattan »

The Manhattan District Attorney and other local authorities are asking New Yorkers to turn in unused prescription drugs at a drive on Saturday.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Nancy Wilkins, 40, was charged in connection with the major drug ring.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

The 33rd Precinct is boosting its fight against a flourishing illegal pill drug trade in Washington Heights.

Manhattan »

There was a 13 percent increase in prescription drug abuse in the country from 2008 to 2009.