Archive for Tag: prescriptions

Assembly advances DeCroce, Thomson bill requiring proper disposal of prescriptions

TRENTON, N.J. – With today’s unanimous vote, the Assembly 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...

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Murphy signs Dancer bill making prescription drugs more affordable by eliminating clawbacks and gag clauses

TRENTON, N.J. – Under a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy today and sponsored Assemblyman Ron Dancer, prescription drug costs will be more affordable and transparent by eliminating controversial practices known as clawbacks and gag clauses. The bill (S2690/A3993/A2214) prohibits pharmacy benefit managers, the middleman that manage the...

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