Medical Marijuana

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Group Asks Gov. Christie to OK Medical Marijuana For Certain Sick Children

More than 2,000 letters were delivered to Christie’s office on behalf of Vivian Wilson, a two-year old girl from North Jersey who suffers from a rare form of epilepsy that can only be relieved by ingesting marijuana.

08/01/2013

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Expert Sees Some Marijuana Users Turning To E-Cigarettes For Pot

Electronic cigarettes were made to help people stop smoking, but some have found an alternative use for them.

07/25/2013

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NJ Pass On Medical Marijuana Bill For Kids

New Jersey lawmakers have advanced a bill that would make it easier for children with certain medical conditions to have access to medical marijuana.

06/24/2013

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New Jersey Approves Second Facility To Grow Medical Marijuana

New Jersey officials have cleared a second facility to start growing medical marijuana, this one in Egg Harbor, Atlantic County. Prescriptions could start being filled there as soon as this fall.

06/07/2013

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New Jersey Panel Approves Less Marijuana Restriction For Kids

A New Jersey Senate panel has approved a measure that would make it easier for children to have access to medical marijuana.

06/06/2013

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Backers of Medical Marijuana Law in NJ Say Administration Still Foot-Dragging

Three years after passage of a law designed to create medical marijuana dispensaries in New Jersey, supporters say the Christie administration has done all it can to block the measure’s implementation.

03/21/2013

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NJ Lawmakers Considering New Pot Provision

Now that medical marijuana is legal in New Jersey, lawmakers are considering some new issues related to the measure.

03/21/2013

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Lawsuit Over NJ Medical Marijuana Program Heads To Appeals Court

A New Jersey Superior Court Judge has referred a case involving the state’s medical marijuana program to an Appeals panel.

01/24/2013

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NJ Health Department Says Info on Medical Marijuana Users Disclosed Inadvertently

New Jersey health officials are apologizing for an e-mail that went out this week to more than 400 participants in the state’s medical marijuana program.

12/20/2012

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A Cost-Benefit Analysis Of Legalizing Marijuana In The Region

Colorado and Washington have legally passed marijuana for recreational use. Should it happen here?

12/09/2012

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New Jersey’s 1st Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

New Jersey’s first medical marijuana dispensary has opened for business.

12/06/2012

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NJ Gets First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Across New Jersey, most communities approached about hosting one of the state’s first legal medical marijuana dispensaries in out-of-the-way industrial zones have just said no, after outpourings of public opposition. Montclair is a different story.

10/25/2012

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Only 18 Patients Register To Use Medical Marijuana In NJ

Despite signs of high interest, only 18 patients have registered to use medical marijuana in NJ since the registry opened on August 9.

08/15/2012

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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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