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Drugs and the Law Committee

The Drugs and the Law Committee studies the dimensions of substance use and abuse and how society deals with those problems, and considers future drug policy goals and objectives.


Recent Reports

Report on Legislation Regarding the Possession and Use of Hypodermic Syringes and Needles (June 2015) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Syringe Use

Report on Governor Cuomo’s proposal to restart the Antonio G. Olivieri Controlled Substances Therapeutic Research Program (February 2014) ( PDF ) 
Subject area: Medical Marijuana

Report on the NYPD’s Stop-And-Frisk Policy (May 2013) ( PDF ) 
Subject area: Stop and Frisk

For the full list of committee reports click here


Legislative Activity

For more information on the legislative and policy work of the committee, including relevant reports, bill texts and additional advocacy materials, click here.


Of Interest

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Policy Recommendations for New York City's Next Mayor
(PDF)