Tag: opioid

New Jersey sees 20% spike in overdoses; Christie, Testa say Murphy’s lockdown deserves the blame

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey discovered more hidden casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic this week: addicts.  New Jersey Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli revealed on Monday that drug overdoses are up this year by 20% versus 2019. Nearly 3,000 state residents Read More

Murphy gave $40M in tax credits to this company. Now they’re accused of generic drug price-fixing.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Pharmaceutical giant Teva is in trouble after a multi-million dollar opioid settlement with the state of Oklahoma; it also stands accused of participating in an alleged generic drug price-fixing conspiracy. The Israeli-based company – whose U.S. home Read More

Murphy, Christie act like they’re playing with Monopoly money

You may not have realized it, Save Jerseyans, but Monday was an exceptionally expensive day in your life as a New Jersey taxpayer. First out of the block, current Governor Chris Christie kicked things off by announcing the latest stage Read More

White House Addiction Panel Chaired by Christie Needs More Time to Draft Report

Credit: Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen Members of the White House panel tasked with combatting the opioid crisis need more time to review the extensive public testimony and more than 8,000 comments submitted as part of their work to draft a report Read More

Christie Shouts Down Protesters In Shrewsbury

Governor Chris Christie commemorated the opening of the Seabrook House outpatient drug treatment facility in Shrewsbury this morning by shouting down “NIMBY” protesters from the neighborhood who are not happy that the facility is located 200 yards from an elementary Read More