Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.'s posts related to Controlled Substances

SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO TEAM UP WITH VILLAGE OF MASSAPEQUA PARK AND NASSAU COUNTY POLICE TO HELP RESIDENTS “SHED THEIR MEDS”

Residents Invited to Safely Dispose of Their Medications at Village’s Earth Day Celebration 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES NEW LAW TARGETING DANGEROUS ‘BATH SALT’ DRUGS

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently announced that legislation he supported to stop the sale and use of deadly bath salt-type drugs has been signed into law by Governor Cuomo. The “bath salt-type’ drugs have been linked to several deaths of young people in New York. 

     The new law will further curb the use of ‘bath salts’ by adding new compounds used to make these types of drugs to the state's banned substances list. It classifies these compounds as Schedule I stimulant controlled substances and imposes criminal penalties on those who sell, use and/or possess these drugs. The law makes it a felony to sell the substances to a minor or on school grounds.

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