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New Jersey Expands Role of Paramedics for Opioid Victims

Take note! There’s a new development in addiction medicine, which the Washington correspondent for Stat News calls “a potential paradigm shift” and a “bold program”. And New Jersey is the...

Drug-Related Deaths Across New Jersey

Overview: Drug addiction is a serious problem throughout America – more than 72,000 Americans lost their lives in 2017 alone due to drug use. Sadly, data shows that deaths due to drug overdoses from...

Is Marijuana Legalization the Right Choice for New Jersey?

Recreational marijuana use is being considered for legalization in New Jersey, and it appears that more and more residents are seriously considering the option. One recent poll found that about...

How the Department of Human Services (DHS) of NJ Addresses Addiction

Article Overview: The rate of addiction in New Jersey has been called “terrifying,” spreading across rural and suburban communities, and leaving devastated families and dreams broken in its wake.1 After initially...

New Jersey Drug Overdose Deaths Spiked in 2015

The New Jersey State Medical Examiner’s Office reported that in 2015, the number of deaths caused by drug overdose leaped by almost 22 percent. Why? For the most part, the...

The Current State of NJ’s Substance Abuse & Mental Health Treatment Industry

Article Overview: In New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie has proudly spoken of his support for mandatory drug treatment for first-time arrestees, and that drug addiction, as a disease, should be...

Liquor Laws in the New Jersey ( Analyses )

Liquor laws The liquor laws of New Jersey have been called the most complex of all alcohol regulations in the United States. They’ve been called “outdated,” “past their shelf life,”...

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