It’s not hard to guess which places in New Jersey suck the most.
At a Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Seton Hall School of Law conference, a panel of experts explained how safe syringe exchanges and community distribution of opioid overdose antidotes are effective methods of treatment in communities devastated by the opioid crisis. The post Newark conference highlights innovative — and controversial — approaches to opioid crisis […]
Extended highlights of the New Jersey Devils at the Montreal Canadiens
Shirley Alfaro’s experience in arts and media administration has included a role with StoryCorps Chicago. Original source: https://current.org/2019/11/third-coast-festival-names-new-executive-director/
The on-again, off-again attempt to legalize marijuana in New Jersey through legislation apparently died Monday as leading Democratic lawmakers said they had again failed to muster sufficient votes and would instead focus on putting the question before voters next November. “We recognize that the votes just aren’t there,” Senate President Steve Sweeney said in a […]
Wonya Lucas has served on NPR’s board since 2017. Original source: https://current.org/2019/11/comings-and-goings-npr-board-names-vice-chair-kqed-launches-housing-desk/
Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 38 shots to help the Devils edge the Penguins 2-1.
Airing in the spring, the seven-part “Masterpiece” series was inspired by the ’70s-era BBC documentary series “The World at War.” Original source: https://current.org/2019/11/sweep-of-world-on-fire-encompasses-portrayals-of-ordinary-lives/
Players and spectators have run for cover as gunshots were fired at a high school football game in New Jersey. Two people were injured in the shooting in Pleasantville, one of them seriously. Police have made no arrests so far and are not sure if more than one shooter was involved. Report by Jeremy Barnes. […]
We’ve got an exclusive interview with a worker fired by Amazon for testing positive for marijuana — even though he’s got a legal New Jersey medical marijuana card. Congressman Josh Gottheimer introduces legislation to increase funding for pediatric cancer research. And, letting the government keep the lid on rising drug prices — proposed by a trifecta […]
A lawsuit filed in Middlesex County by a former Amazon employee is the latest development highlighting an emerging disconnect in workplace law: the clash between companies that have zero-tolerance drug policies and the state’s recognition of marijuana as a legitimate medical remedy for a host of maladies. In a complaint filed in Superior Court last […]