Opinion: New Year's Resolution — Clean out your medicine chest

December 22, 2017

Nearly one-in-three Garden State families have a member who was prescribed opioids in the past year, and many plan to keep unused portions

Tackling the epidemic of opioid abuse and deaths has been a signature issue of Gov. Chris Christie, but with his departure from office, policymakers should resist the temptation to turn the page on this issue. The New Jersey public clearly agrees that addressing addiction should remain a high priority for Gov.-elect Phil Murphy and the incoming state Legislature.

Opinion by Joel C. Cantor in NJSpotlight.com, December 21, 2017

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