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Caride, Mosquera, Pinkin & Moriarty Bill to Help Law Enforcement Combat Opioid Epidemic Approved by Assembly, Heads to Governorís DeskLegislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Marlene Caride, Gabriela Mosquera, Nancy Pinkin and Paul Moriarty to help law enforcement better coordinate efforts to combat the state's growing opioid epidemic has received final legislative approval and now heads to the governor's desk.
"As we've seen from many reports, the opioid epidemic is not confined to any particular area or demographic," said Caride (D-Bergen/Passaic). "It crosses urban and suburban boundaries, as well as race, class and many other sectors. Giving law enforcement the tools to coordinate their efforts is a critical part of the statewide strategy to combat this epidemic."
Lagana, Caride, McKeon, Mazzeo & Mukherji Bill to Combat Rising Tide of Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Throughout N.J. Approved by AssemblyLegislation Assembly Democrats Joseph Lagana, Marlene Caride, John McKeon, Vince Mazzeo and Raj Mukherji sponsored to combat the rising tide of heroin and prescription drug abuse throughout New Jersey was approved 74-0 Thursday by the Assembly.
"This problem is wide-ranging and our laws are not stringent enough to combat it," said Lagana (D-Bergen/Passaic). "We need to do more to ensure we're equipped to deal with this epidemic, before too many lives are lost. This is both the moral and responsible thing to do..."