New Jersey Weedman Does “Hunger Strike for Bail” From Mercer County Jail

Cannabis activist, cancer patient and self-proclaimed "Superhero of the Potheads" Ed Forchion aka NJ Weedman might well be pondering this dilemma as he sits out his "Hunger Strike for Bail" protest in New Jersey's Mercer County Jail.

NEW JERSEY:  Is orange the new green? Cannabis activist, cancer patient and self-proclaimed “Superhero of the Potheads” Ed Forchion aka NJ Weedman might well be pondering this dilemma as he sits out his “Hunger Strike for Bail” protest in New Jersey’s Mercer County Jail. The free speech activist was originally incarcerated on March 3, 2017 and is being held Read the full article…

RN Debi Madaio Plans NJWeedman’s Joint Relaunch On 4/20

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NEW JERSEY: Debi Madaio never thought she would become a public advocate for medical marijuana. As the co-owner of NJWeedman’s Joint, a popular marijuana-themed eatery, located in Trenton, NJ, and the partner of Ed Forchon aka NJ Weedman, one of the cannabis industry’s most controversial figureheads, she has found herself pushed to the forefront of a movement Read the full article…

4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition In New York City Opens Registration

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NEW JERSEY: Registration is now open for the only trade show and conference in New York focused on the business of cannabis, the 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) will take place June 14-16, 2017 at the Javits Convention Center in New York, NY.  Serving the East Coast, CWCBExpo NY will create Read the full article…

New Jersey Teen With Epilepsy And Autism Wins Right To Take Medical Marijuana At School

Last week, Governor Chris Christie signed into law a bill – inspired by Genny – that authorizes parents or primary caregivers to administer edible medical marijuana to sick or disabled children at school, while protecting school districts from liability.

NEW JERSEY: Genny Barbour, a New Jersey teen with epilepsy and autism, will return to school full time after winning the fight to have the medical marijuana oil she needs administered to her at school, her mother tells PEOPLE. “We never thought that it would happen,” says Lora Barbour, Genny’s mom. “It was Governor Christie who passed Read the full article…

Legalize Recreational Marijuana In N.J.? Supporters To Pitch For It At Hearing

"The first step was introducing the bill and this is the natural next step — to talk about the benefits of legalization and the negative impact prohibition has had."

NEW JERSEY: Eighteen months after proposing a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey, state Sen. Nicholas Scutari will preside over a hearing Monday that allows only supporters to testify. “I am going to start positive, then open up the floor to the people are against it,” said Scutari (D-Union). Opponents will get their turn Read the full article…

NJ Lawmakers Holding Hearing On Legalizing Marijuana

The judiciary committee is scheduled on Monday to hear from clergy, health professionals, law enforcement officials and other policy experts on Monday.

NEW JERSEY: New Jersey lawmakers are set to hear testimony on legalizing recreational marijuana in the state. The judiciary committee is scheduled on Monday to hear from clergy, health professionals, law enforcement officials and other policy experts on Monday. The hearing comes as lawmakers prepare for a lame-duck session of the Legislature and as Gov. Read the full article…

Chris Christie’s Claim That He ‘Supported And Implemented’ New Jersey’s Medical Marijuana Laws

Christie said he supported medical marijuana in a limited scope for certain patients. But he criticized the law for not being tough enough, and said he wanted to see it “tightened up a little bit.”

NEW JERSEY:  In New Jersey, we have medical marijuana laws, which I supported and implemented. … I’m not against medical marijuana. We do it in New Jersey. But I’m against the recreational use of marijuana.” — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), the second GOP debate, Sept. 16, 2015 Several claims from the second Republican presidential Read the full article…

Chris Christie To Legal Marijuana Smokers: Enjoy It While You Can Because He’ll Enforce Federal Ban

"If you're getting high in Colorado today, enjoy it until Jan. 17 of 2017," Christie told an audience in Newport, N.H., on Tuesday, "because I will enforce the federal laws against marijuana as president of the United States."

NEW JERSEY: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is attracting attention to his struggling presidential campaign by making it clear he doesn’t want to recognize state laws legalizing recreational marijuana. In town hall meetings in New Hampshire and an appearance on Fox News this week, Christie said that if elected, he intends to overturn state marijuana legalization Read the full article…

Legalized Marijuana Would Be Eliminated Under A Christie Presidency

The governor, speaking on CBS' "Face the Nation," said his administration would use federal rules that outlaw marijuana to clamp down on states that legalized recreational pot use.

NEW JERSEY: Gov. Chris Christie vowed Sunday to eliminate legalized marijuana in states like Colorado and Washington if he’s elected president. The governor, speaking on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” said his administration would use federal rules that outlaw marijuana to clamp down on states that legalized recreational pot use. “Yes sir,” Christie told host John Dickerson Read the full article…

New Jersey Pot Activist Opens Healthy Eatery Across From City Hall

Marijuana activist, Weedman, will soon open a restaurant and spiritual sanctuary directly across the street from City Hall.

NEW JERSEY:  Marijuana activist and Trentonian columnist Ed Forchion has leased two adjoining East State Street properties and will soon open a restaurant and spiritual sanctuary. “I’m obviously catering to the cannabis consuming community in the area, but I also I want to tap into the artsy crowd here in Trenton,” said Forchion, who calls himself Read the full article…