Archive for Tag: drugs

Dangers of fentanyl and emerging “tranq” drug should be taught to NJ students, says Azzariti

TRENTON, N.J. – Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 100 times stronger than morphine, is often mixed with other illegal drugs or found in counterfeit pills and is responsible for increasing fatalities among unwitting users. Now, there is a new emerging threat on the illicit drug market: xylazine, a veterinary tranquilizer...

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Dunn bill requiring NJ colleges to stock opioid overdose drug goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill requiring public and private higher education institutions in the state to stock a nasal spray that acts as an opioid overdose antidote made it a step closer to becoming law Monday after passing both the Assembly and Senate. “Having the drug readily...

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