N.J. governor signs legislation allowing pharmacists to dispense hormonal contraceptives without requiring a prescription
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N.J. governor signs legislation allowing pharmacists to dispense hormonal contraceptives without requiring a prescription

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Friday signed legislation that allows pharmacists in the state to dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptives to patients without requiring a prescription.  Patients are typically unable to access self-administered hormonal contraceptives, including contraceptive pills, patches, and rings, in New Jersey without first obtaining a prescription from a licensed healthcare provider. The bill…

Attorney general announces actions to protect reproductive healthcare providers and women seeking abortions in New Jersey

Attorney general announces actions to protect reproductive healthcare providers and women seeking abortions in New Jersey

New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin announced several actions Wednesday aimed at facilitating access to abortion care in New Jersey, protecting health care providers, and safeguarding patients’ privacy in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade.   Platkin issued a letter to state…

FBI warns of broad threat to NJ synagogues as attorney general urges residents to be vigilant
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FBI warns of broad threat to NJ synagogues as attorney general urges residents to be vigilant

New Jersey synagogues were placed on alert Thursday afternoon after the FBI said it had received credible information of a broad threat, to the Jewish congregations. “We ask at this time that you take all security precautions to protect your community and facility,” FBI Newark wrote on its social media pages. “We will share more information…

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