Opinion

A Federal Auction In Desperate Need Of Reform

On the hit A&E cable show “Storage Wars,” competing buyers take a peek inside foreclosed self-storage lockers, guess what might be hidden inside, then bid for the salvage rights. It’s entertaining television. But it’s a terrible model for the federal government acquire life-and-death treatments for Medicare patients.

Trudi’s Corner: The Golden Globes

Did everybody tune in to the Golden Globes show on Jan. 15? It’s the first time I ever stayed with this type of show all the way to the end. Monday morning, I read all the comments and heard the remarks about it from the so-called experts in their field.

Creating A Secure Medicinal Marijuana Program

It is not a simple matter to create a program to grow and dispense marijuana in New Jersey for medicinal use. The Department of Health and Seniors Services, along with the Attorney General’s Office, the Department of Agriculture and other state agencies, is building a new, secure network of nonprofit Alternative Treatment Centers (ATC) from the ground up to provide qualified patients with access to medicinal marijuana.