Did Prohibition wipe out alcohol use? Not exactly. It DID make wealthy men out of criminals like Al Capone. New Jersey State Senator Nicholas Scutari said he intends to introduce legislation that would legalize marijuana. However, Governor Chris Christie is likely to oppose the idea of legalization, even if state lawmakers make it legal to sell and possess marijuana for those over the age of 21.
An Ocean County special operations squad raided a doctor's office on January 24, searching for evidence of illegal drug prescriptions. The doctor in question, Dr. Liviu Holca, age 55, is a family practitioner who was arrested for writing unlawful prescriptions of drugs like Percocet and Xanax.