Sen. Martins’ bill would make selling heroin and other drugs to those under 14 a felony, punishable of up to 20 years in prison.
According to a new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heroin deaths have triped since 2010.
The Cresskill Middle/High School Home and Social Association, in partnership with Dumont and Tenafly high schools, is hosting a forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Merritt Memorial Elementary School in Cresskill.
Dr. Jacob Sperber said the medication Vivitrol helps free heroin addicts of their cravings.
The New York Democrat said Sunday that Obama’s proposal to cut more than $50 million from the program would set back efforts to fight heroin abuse.
A mother and her adult son were arrested last week, both accused of selling drugs in Ulster County.
Port Authority police on Thursday arrested a suspect who allegedly crashed into a pole in Leonia, New Jersey after leading officers on a chase.
A task force involving local police, county police and the FBI was formed in early 2014 after a surge in heroin use and 85 overdose deaths in Westchester in 2012 and 2013.
Suffolk will roll out a program that targets users in the Suffolk County Drug Court system, the probation system, users who are saved by Narcan and those in county jails
State police are cautioning drug users that there are three highly lethal brands of heroin on the streets of New Jersey that have claimed six lives.
The lieutenant said the Police Department is taking part in a program designed to help young people arrested for drug use get on the right track.
An elaborate scheme to sell what prosecutors called poison on the streets of Nassau County in Mexico, police said.
With the help of the FBI and DEA, police rounded up 64 alleged low-level heroin dealers. “Operation Street Sweeper 2″ launched at 4 a.m.
A woman and her grown son were arrested this week, after they allegedly sold heroin to an undercover law enforcement agent in Long Beach, Long Island.
The indictment stems from two traffic stops in March in which state troopers allegedly seized drugs and weapons, which then led to the search of two apartments in Paterson.