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From Pensions to Bump Stocks: Bills Christie Signed During His Last Days

Read the full story at: Governing.com “Smokeless tobacco The use of smokeless tobacco is now prohibited on the grounds of any public school. Christie signed S-293/A-493, a bipartisan measure that its Republican sponsors say will make clear that chewing tobacco and snuff are not safe substitutes for cigarettes even though the products are popular among […]

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NJ lawmakers vote… on busy day in Trenton

Read the full story at: NorthJersey.com “Superfund shirkers The state pension system would be banned from investing in companies that avoid paying to remediate highly contaminated and hazardous “Superfund” sites in New Jersey under a measure approved unanimously by the Assembly Appropriations Committee. The bipartisan bill, A-4814, was prompted by an apparent scheme affecting the Diamond Alkali site […]

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TIP: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, October 28, 2017 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This initiative provide single-day opportunities to drop off unused medications at pre-identified, secure locations. Addiction often starts when patients are prescribed powerful opioids for pain. Studies show that most people who abuse opioids obtained them from a friend or family member, and prescription drug users […]

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