MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - New Jersey Attorney General and Summit resident Christopher Porrino will speak at The East Central District Walk Out on Drugs, beginning at 12 p.m. on Sunday, May 7 at the Gazebo (Echo Lake Drive off Mill Lane) in Mountainside's Echo Lake Park. Given the proliferation of cheap and plentiful illegal narcotics across the nation and in New Jersey -- and with the alarming rise in deaths due to drug overdose -- a 'Talk on Drugs' will feature a number of speakers who will detail the effects of drugs.
State AG and Summit Resident Porrino Speaks at Elks' 'Walk Out on Drugs' May 7
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