drug legislation http://wrvo.org en Senate leadership proposes bills to combat heroin epidemic http://wrvo.org/post/senate-leadership-proposes-bills-combat-heroin-epidemic <p></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 10:59:16 +0000 Karen DeWitt 56508 at http://wrvo.org Senate leadership proposes bills to combat heroin epidemic Drug legalization and abuse topics in Albany http://wrvo.org/post/drug-legalization-and-abuse-topics-albany <p></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:01:05 +0000 Karen DeWitt 55048 at http://wrvo.org Drug legalization and abuse topics in Albany Despite well-publicized shootings, crime rate is down http://wrvo.org/post/despite-well-publicized-shootings-crime-rate-down <p>In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting and the contentious push for new gun control laws in both Washington and Albany, it’s often easy to forget that the United States has been experiencing what some have called the "Great American Crime Decline."<br> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 13:47:17 +0000 David Chanatry 33086 at http://wrvo.org Senator Schumer on federal bath salts ban http://wrvo.org/post/senator-schumer-federal-bath-salts-ban <p>The market for a drug that has exploded onto the scene this year could soon be closed.&nbsp; Federal legislation could help lead to the end of bath salts, synthetic marijuana and other synthetic hallucinogens on the streets today.<br /><br />US Senator Charles Schumer expects President Obama to sign the legislation that bans bath salts and other deadly synthetic substances.&nbsp; It&#39;s already passed the Senate and the House.</p><p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 19:57:43 +0000 Ellen Abbott 22001 at http://wrvo.org Senator Schumer on federal bath salts ban