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Gov. Cuomo Calls for Reform: Marijuana Arrests That 'Stigmatize and Criminalize... Must End Now'

Gabriel Sayegh | Posted 03.11.2013 | New York
Gabriel Sayegh

Possession of marijuana is the leading arrest in New York City today -- but it's not supposed to be this way. In 1977, New York State removed criminal penalties for private possession of marijuana, and made possession in public view a misdemeanor.

Saving Lives By Calling for Help: Overdose and Bon Jovi's Daughter

Gabriel Sayegh | Posted 01.14.2013 | New York
Gabriel Sayegh

Saving lives should always take priority over punishing behavior. Today, Jon Bon Jovi's daughter Stephanie is alive because someone called for help. Let's make sure others know that they can and should do the same.

Gov. Cuomo Signs Law to Help Reduce Overdose Deaths

Gabriel Sayegh | Posted 09.23.2011 | New York
Gabriel Sayegh

A national crisis has emerged as the number of overdose deaths from both legal and illegal drugs has skyrocketed. Now New York is taking action to stem the crisis.