The bipartisan measure would allow health care professionals to provide orders for naloxone to certified training programs and pharmacies.
Parents packed an Allendale, N.J. auditorium to hear an eye-opening warning from a former drug enforcement agent about heroin, prescription drugs, and their children.
Anna Kovarick, 38, of Bay Shore would drive students to and from private schools in the West Islip area and allegedly sell heroin in between bus runs.
Heroin is no longer a problem in the dark alleys of urban areas. It has spread to the cul-de-sacs of suburbia.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty hosted the “Community Conversation on Heroin,” at Waterbury City Hall.
Three men have been arrested and charged with allegedly running a sophisticated drug trafficking operation out of two Washington Heights apartments, authorities announced Wednesday.
Authorities said Bernard Charles was acting nervously while his bags were being inspected by Customs officers after arriving at JFK on a flight from Trinidad.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the Community Overdose Prevention program on Thursday, saying it will let every state and local law enforcement officer carry naloxone.
Police say 30-year-old Carlos Tavarez rented the vehicle on Sunday and later contacted Budget to say he needed to retrieve something. Port Authority Police said a bag found under the dashboard contained 250 packages of heroin.
The arrests came during two traffic stops and the search of two homes in Paterson last weekend.
A Manhattan judge turned down Robert Vineberg’s request Wednesday that would put the case in the hands of a drug court that emphasizes treatment instead of punishment.
The Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse says the use of heroin and prescription opiates in New Jersey is “skyrocketing.”
Connecticut’s U.S. senators have outlined steps to combat the growing number of fatalities from heroin in the state and nationwide.
Workers at the center called the police, who said they recovered 48 envelopes of heroin in the boy’s jacket.
State Rep. Tony Hwang, R-Fairfield, is pushing for a law that would allow all first responders to carry naloxone — commonly known as Narcan — a drug that reverses the results of an accidental heroin overdose.