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Cuomo vetoes opioid abuse, caregiver, database bills

ALBANY— Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed three bills, including a measure he says would roll back efforts to fight prescription opioid abuse with a "loophole" in the state law requiring electronic prescriptions. It would have exempted doctors at nursing homes and other institutions, noting they often issue prescriptions orally and some lack the computer technology. Instead, Cuomo ...