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Medical Marijuana

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New Jersey Begins Signing Up Medical Marijuana Patients

New Jersey’s medical marijuana program has started registering patients and caregivers.

08/09/2012

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For Some, The Date ’4/20′ Denotes A Higher Calling

The term “420″ is slang for marijuana and pot smoking.

04/20/2012

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NJ Gives Group 1st Permit To Grow Pot Legally

New Jersey has issued its first permit for a nonprofit group to grow medical marijuana legally.

04/16/2012

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One NJ Medical Marijuana Provider Ready To Give Up On Much-Delayed Program

Greenleaf CEO Joe Stevens expected to be in business this past January, only to see that date pushed back to July by the state. Now, that date has been put off indefinitely, and Stevens has had enough.

03/23/2012

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Medical Marijuana Facility Likely To Open In South Jersey

Medical Marijuana, legalized in New Jersey two years ago, is still unavailable in the Garden State. But it now appears one of the non-profits licensed to grow and dispense the drug has reached a deal to set up shop in Atlantic County.

02/08/2012

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Christie Says He’ll Resist Attempts To Force Medical Marijuana Into Communities

The governor says he’ll enforce the law as best he can but won’t force any New Jersey town to host a facility.

01/13/2012

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Another South Jersey Town Rejects Proposed Medical Marijuana Facility

This time, the licensee is pondering going to court to get into business.

01/05/2012

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Licensed Marijuana Growers In New Jersey Having Difficult Time Finding Places To Do Business

Regulations are in place and a new administrator is about to take on the job of monitoring how Medical Marijuana is handled in New Jersey.

12/03/2011

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Maple Shade’s Zoning Board Turns Down Compassionate Science’s Bid To Open Medical Marijuana Dispensary

This past week’s rejection of a medical marijuana dispensing facility in Maple Shade has left some to suggest communities asked to play host to one may not want it in their backyard.

10/16/2011

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Maple Shade, NJ Rejects Zoning Application for Medical Marijuana Distributor

Township officials have rejected a plan to locate a medical marijuana dispensary in a former furniture store along Route 73 in Maple Shade.

10/13/2011

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Medical Marijuana Group Goes To NJ Zoning Board

A southern New Jersey zoning board is the first in the state to hold a public hearing on a proposal to use a building to sell legal medical marijuana.

10/12/2011

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Zoning Board To Discuss Plans For 2 Medical Marijuana Sites In Burlington County

Two non-profits have been approved to operate in South Jersey. They appear to have their sights set on Burlington County.

10/12/2011

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2 Medical Marijuana Firms Planning To Locate In Burlington County, NJ

It appears that South Jersey’s two state-approved medical marijuana licensees both plan to set up shop in Burlington County.

10/07/2011

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Compassionate Care Foundation Will Start Growing Medical Marijuana In Chesterfield Township, New Jersey

South Jersey’s first medical marijuana farm is being set up in a rural portion of Burlington County.

09/04/2011

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New Jersey Governor Says Medical Marijuana Law Can Go Forward

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he will allow the state to begin dispensing medical marijuana despite his concerns over whether federal authorities could prosecute state regulators.

07/19/2011

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