THE OVERDOSE PREVENTION ACT: A SMALL STEP WHEN NEW JERSEY NEEDS A GIANT LEAP

Author: 

Kayleen Egan

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), drug overdose death rates in the United States have increased three- fold since 1990. In 2009, more Americans died from drug poisoning than from injuries sustained in a car accident. Not surprisingly, the marked increase in fatal drug overdoses coincided with a rapid rise in the sale of prescription painkillers. View More