New law will expand collection of alcohol overdoses in New York | NBWA: America's Beer and Beverage Distributors

The New York State Department of Health will collect county-level data on alcohol overdoses in New York under a law approved this week by Gov. Kathy Hochul. The measure will expand the information state public health officials collect on alcohol overdoses statewide and have the information shared annually. The goal of the measure is to better understand the areas of New York that have seen higher rates of alcohol poisoning so the state can address the issue.