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NARCAN SUPPLIES NOW MANDATORY IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

It is now a requirement for your public school to have a supply of Narcan in the building in the event anyone suffers an opioid overdose.  Governor Murphy signed a bill into law just before the weekend that requires the storage of the antidote or anoth...

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POT COULD VERY WELL BE LEGAL IN NEW JERSEY BEFORE 2019

Senate President Steve Sweeney says he has enough votes to get pot legal before the end of the year.  Sweeney says a formal vote on this measure could come in late September.  Sweeney says he has enough support in the Assembly and Senate to get the bil...

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MURPHY KILLS PLASTIC BAG BILL IN NEW JERSEY

Governor Phil Murphy has killed off his idea to tax every plastic bag used in the Garden State.  The plan was met with strong opposition from environmental groups who thought the Murphy plan did nothing for the environment and was a cash grab.  Local towns like Avalon and Stone Harbor plan to ban the use …

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REPORT: SOME MARIJUANA POSSESSION CHARGES TO BE DROPPED IN GARDEN STATE

It looks like prosecutors will be given some leeway in the potential prosecution of simple marijuana possession cases, even to the point of throwing them out.  NJ.com reports that prosecutors are expected to receive guidance from the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General to the point of dismissal of these complaints, although pot remains …

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NORTH WILDWOOD POLICE SEEK BICYCLE THEFT SUSPECT

North Wildwood Police are searching for a man who’s been involved in bicycle thefts along the city’s boardwalk this summer.  Police have released a photograph of the suspect that was taken from a surveillance camera.  If you have any inform...

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MEDICAL WASTE FOUND ON CENTRAL JERSEY BEACHES

Medical waste and needles have been found on two central New Jersey beaches this week.  Officials in Ocean Beach and Mantoloking found the debris on the beaches during the week.  Local health departments were contacted about the discovery. The post MED...

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VINELAND MAN FOUND GUILTY OF ASSAULTING OFFICER IN THE COURTHOUSE

 A 29 year-old Vineland man was found guilty of aggravated assault on a law-enforcement officer and resisting arrest at the Vineland Municipal Court. Joshua Graham was asked by a court officer to remove his hat, then step out of the courtroom. Authorities said Graham then “chest bumped” the officer, which led to a fight and …

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