On March 25, 2019, at the New York State Capitol, six lawmakers, patient, pharmacist and physician organizations (Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal [D-Manhattan], Chair of Assembly Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse; Assembly Member Richard Gottfried [D-Manhattan], Chair of Assembly Committee on Health; Assembly Member John McDonald [D-Cohoes], Practicing Pharmacist; Kathyrn Carroll, Center for Disability Rights; Jun David, MD, Family Physician, NYS Academy of Family Physicians; Mike Duteau R.Ph, Pharmacist, Community Pharmacy Association of NYS) held a press conference to urge the rejection of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal of the so-called “opioid tax.”

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