Archive for Tag: prescription disposal

Committee advances DeCroce, Thomson bill requiring proper disposal of prescriptions

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Appropriations Committee advanced a bill (A5667), sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and co-sponsored by Assemblyman Ned Thomson, requiring pharmacies and hospice programs to provide patients with information and methods to safely discard prescription medications. Gov. Phil Murphy conditionally vetoed a similar bill (S3240) in...

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Bill addressing dangers lurking in home medicine cabinets advances to Gov’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill requiring pharmacists to educate their patients on the safe disposal of unused, unwanted or expired drugs and needles was approved by the Assembly today. Assemblymen Sean Kean and Edward Thomson sponsor the bill (S3240) which cleared the Senate last month and now moves to...

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