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It is legally permissible to be drunk in public in New York City. But it is against the law to drink in public.
Under a state law, drunkards cannot be arrested or punished, but must be taken to their homes or to a treatment center. Under a city law, anyone who drinks alcohol in public--whether on a street or in a park--is subject to a $25 fine and five days in jail. Not many New Yorkers... Login to read more
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