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Wimberly: A bill to Curb Heroin and Opioid Addiction in NJ

(TRENTON) — Assemblyman Benjie E. Wimberly (D-Bergen/Passaic) had the following published recently in the Newark Star-Ledger:

“Heroin and opioid addiction crosses racial, socio-economic and professional boundaries. Not one group or area can lay claim to having been hit the hardest by this kind of addiction.

“Curbing the prescription drug and heroin epidemic in this state will require a comprehensive legislative approach, including an addiction awareness and education campaign to help restore hope in our communities. It’s time to encourage individuals and families to seek the help they desperately need to live drug-free…”

To read the rest of Assemblyman Wimberly’s letter to the editor, please click here.