Tag: drug

New Jersey’s Heroin Crisis: In Narcan Helping?

I’ve long been a critic of the sort of, celebratory rhetoric that sometimes surrounds Narcan. Why? Because our society should not even be here. We should not be celebrating that we’ve systemically let an addiction epidemic get so out of Read More

Christie, at 31% approval, will pitch turning old prison into drug rehab center

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog With his approval rating languishing at the 31% mark in a newly-released Fairleigh Dickinson Public Mind poll, Chris Christie will reportedly double-down on his drug addiction pet issue in today’s state of Read More

POLL: Should New Jersey legalize marijuana?

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog In 2012, New Jersey’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened pursuant to the passage of a 2009 law but, then as now, despite having adopted a very nontraditional approach to drug treatment and quasi-decriminalization generally, Read More

Post-debate, Christie doubles down on “pro life for whole life” theme

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If we can take a little credit for a moment, Save Jerseyans, we were the first to point out that Chris Christie planned to revive so-called “compassionate conservatism” as a central tenant of Read More

Mr. Senator: There’s nothing racial about the ‘War on Drugs’

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I’m glad Cory Booker (D-Twitter) spent MLK Day doing something other than slinging platitudes like most of the political world, Save Jerseyans. That’s what he does most days; I guess holidays are Read More

Christie’s Bid to Revive ‘Compassionate Conservatism’

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog At a time when a large segment of the GOP base is gravitating towards an increasingly libertarian worldview, Save Jerseyans, Governor Chris Christie isn’t trying to compete for the same Republican primary market. He’s making a Read More