Caroline Lewis appears in the following:
Tuesday, May 03, 2022
The share of abortions obtained by out-of-state residents has steadily increased in New York since record numbers of anti-abortion restrictions began rolling out about a decade ago.
Monday, April 25, 2022
WNYC's Caroline Lewis — and new cannabis customers — recount how the first weekend went for legal recreational weed sales in New Jersey.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Wednesday is America’s unofficial weed holiday, but in an attempt to avoid mass chaos at dispensaries, recreational cannabis sales will start in New Jersey on Thursday, April 21st.
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
New York City authorities have identified 62-year-old Frank R. James as a "person of interest" in a subway shooting Tuesday morning in Brooklyn that left 23 people wounded.
Monday, April 04, 2022
Some of the dispensaries seek to exploit loopholes in the state’s cannabis law. Others have thrown any pretense that they’re not really selling weed out the window.
Monday, March 21, 2022
New minimum staffing requirements for nursing homes were supposed to take effect in January. Hochul has already delayed enforcement three times.
Local veterans push back on VA plan to close Brooklyn hospital as part of larger health care overhaul
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
The plan is part of a larger nationwide overhaul of the VA health system that could affect several facilities in New York City and the surrounding areas.
Thursday, March 10, 2022
“We acknowledge that if we want a different outcome for our equity entrepreneurs, we have to take a different approach,” said the executive director of the Office of Cannabis Management.
Friday, March 04, 2022
As of 2019, the borough had among the highest psychiatric hospitalization rates of any county in the state.
Tuesday, March 01, 2022
The award is the result of years of arbitration between health care union 1199SEIU and home care agencies – but some labor organizers say it isn’t enough money to pay back wages.
Monday, February 07, 2022
New Jersey's original opening date for recreational sales of cannabis is likely going to get pushed back. Here's what's behind the delay.
Monday, February 07, 2022
The iconic oceanside neighborhoods experienced a fatality rate nearly three times the citywide average.
Monday, January 10, 2022
Hospitalizations in New York City, the original heart of the pandemic in early 2020, are growing exponentially because of omicron, and have now surpassed last winter's peak.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
New York City has opened the nation's first supervised use sites, where drug users can inject illegal drugs under medical supervision. The aim is to keep drug users safe and connect them to treatment.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Mayor Bill de Blasio says these overdose prevention centers will "protect the most vulnerable people" in New York City. Similar efforts in other U.S. cities face legal challenges.
Friday, October 22, 2021
Ultimately, NYPD-backed teams still fielded 80% of all the mental health emergencies recorded in the three precincts in Harlem where the B-HEARD program launched.
Thursday, October 07, 2021
Mid-Orange Correctional Facility, which once counted people locked up on drug offenses among its inmates, is now populated by cannabis companies promising to vitalize the area's economy.
Friday, September 24, 2021
The episode happened at the Spring Creek school building in East New York, which houses staff and students for three separate schools.
Monday, September 20, 2021
Cornell University study finds longer commute times and crowded apartments came with higher rates of COVID-19 transmission during New York City's first wave.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
A steadfast contingent is resisting New York's COVID-19 vaccine mandates.