Archive for Tag: teens

Teen mental health crisis shows why governors need to be kept in check legislators, Bergen says

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen is marveling that Gov. Phil Murphy and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer—two governors that imposed some of the harshest pandemic restrictions in the nation—are hosting a one-day event on Wednesday about teen mental health at the MGM Grand Detroit. Lockdowns and social isolation, brought...

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N.J. students should learn about harmful effects of pot, say Simonsen and McClellan

TRENTON, N.J. – As New Jersey inches closer to legal recreational marijuana sales, Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan are sounding the alarm on the potential danger the new industry presents to young people. They have introduced a bill requiring students in grades 3 through 12 to be educated...

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