N.Y. Drug Law Reform Measure Panned by Critics

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http://www.timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=151778&category=STATE&BCCode=&newsdate=7/16/2003 Gov. George Pataki released a new plan to modify the Rockefeller Drug Laws Tuesday that was instantly panned by Assembly Democrats and many reform advocates, significantly reducing its chances of approval by the state Legislature. Pataki aides said the plan, which would cut prison sentences for many drug offenders but increase penalties for those who use children or the Internet to ply their wares . . .

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