Cuomo signs bath salts ban

Governor Cuomo has signed legislation outlawing a designer drug known as “bath salts.”

The law makes the drug also known as methylone a controlled substance.

Lawmakers passed the bill back in June after a 20-year-old man died overdosed on the drug during a rave on Governor’s Island.

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2nd food worker in Seneca County diagnosed with Hepatitis A


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New steps for banks proposed to fight terrorism financing


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Cornell becomes a NWS StormReady university

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