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Pharmacist Leon Greenbaum speaks with customer Julia Martin (Credit: Angela Gaul)

Pharmacist Leon Greenbaum speaks with customer Julia Martin at the Prescription Drug Center in Tallman. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Carlucci protests Cuomo generic drug plan

Sen. David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange), chairman of the State Senate's Mental Health Committee, staged a news conference Thursday afternoon at the Mental Health Association of Rockland County in Valley Cottage, where a number of mental health professionals and supporters gathered to decry Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's decision to propose cutting more than $11 million in Medicaid spending by replacing brand-name prescriptions for the mentally ill with generic drugs. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Pharmacist Leon Greenbaum speaks with customer Julia Martin
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Pharmacist Leon Greenbaum speaks with customer Julia Martin at the Prescription Drug Center in Tallman. (Feb. 20, 2013)

State Sen. David Carlucci speaks during a news
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

State Sen. David Carlucci speaks during a news conference about prescription drug coverage at the Mental Health Association of Rockland County in Valley Cottage. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Dr. Joe Zweig, a program director at Jawonio,
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Dr. Joe Zweig, a program director at Jawonio, a New City organization that deals with children and adults with disabilities and special needs, speaks during a news conference about prescription drug coverage at the Mental Health Association of Rockland County in Valley Cottage. (Feb. 20, 2013)

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Mental health care advocates listen to state Sen.
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Mental health care advocates listen to state Sen. David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) speak at a news conference about prescription drug coverage at the Mental Health Association of Rockland County in Valley Cottage. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Customer Julia Martin waits to pick up a
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Customer Julia Martin waits to pick up a prescription at the Prescription Drug Center in Tallman. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Pharmacist Leon Greenbaum speaks with customer Julia Martin
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Pharmacist Leon Greenbaum speaks with customer Julia Martin at the Prescription Drug Center in Tallman. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Pharmacy assistant Alyson Caloras works at the Prescription
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Pharmacy assistant Alyson Caloras works at the Prescription Drug Center in Tallman. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Some of the medicine sold at the Prescription
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Some of the medicine sold at the Prescription Drug Center in Tallman. (Feb. 20, 2013)

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Pharmacist Leon Greenbaum works at the Prescription Drug
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Pharmacist Leon Greenbaum works at the Prescription Drug Center in Tallman. (Feb. 20, 2013)

Pharmacy assistant Alyson Caloras works at the Prescription
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Pharmacy assistant Alyson Caloras works at the Prescription Drug Center in Tallman. (Feb. 20, 2013)

State Sen. David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) speaks during a
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

State Sen. David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) speaks during a press conference about prescription drug coverage at the Mental Health Association of Rockland County in Valley Cottage. In the background is Dr. Joe Zweig, a program director at Jawonio, a New City organization that deals with children and adults with disabilities and special needs. (Feb. 20, 2013)

State Sen. David Carlucci speaks during a news
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

State Sen. David Carlucci speaks during a news conference about prescription drug coverage at the Mental Health Association of Rockland County in Valley Cottage. (Feb. 20, 2013)

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