Archive for Tag: substance abuse

Monmouth County lawmakers announce state funding for local recovery high school

TRENTON, N.J. – After sponsoring a budget resolution to fund Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District’s recovery high school at Brookdale Community College, Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno are celebrating the $500,000 in capital aid awarded to the school in the state’s fiscal year 2023 budget. “KEYS Academy is a...

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Testa and Simonsen introduce bill requiring schools to educate students on harmful effects of marijuana use

TRENTON, N.J. – In anticipation of an adult-use recreational marijuana market in New Jersey, Sen. Michael Testa and Assemblyman Erik Simonsen introduced a bill to educate students in grades 3 through 12 on the risks of cannabis and marijuana use. The bill (S3360/A5168) specifies schools must include age-appropriate instruction...

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