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Schumer bill to outlaw dangerous bath salts

Posted by Rich Bockmann in Assembly, Congress, District 26, Governor, U.S. Senate on August 4, 2011 | No Comments

Fresh on the heels of a similar state law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo three weeks ago, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced last week that legislation he introduced to ban the sale of bath salts has been passed out of a key Senate committee. Earlier this month, the governor signed a bill introduced by [...]

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Braunstein law bans sale of some bath salts

Posted by Rich Bockmann in Assembly, District 26 on July 21, 2011 | No Comments

In an attempt to head off a disturbing new trend before it takes hold in New York state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law Friday banning the sale of certain bath salts, which are being abused as drugs. State Assemblyman Ed Braunstein (D-Bayside) introduced the bill in February. It was the assemblyman’s first bill to [...]