Is New Jersey medical marijuana program the most expensive in nation?

NEW JERSEY — In the eight months since New Jersey’s first dispensary — Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair — opened, patients and providers have learned the nation’s most restrictive medical marijuana program is also the most expensive.

From registration fees and required multiple doctor visits that insurance won’t cover, to sales tax and the price of pot, New Jersey’s costs are generally higher than the 10 other states and Washington, D.C., that permit medical marijuana retail sales, according to a Star-Ledger analysis. [Read more…]

Is New Jersey medical marijuana program the most expensive in nation?

NEW JERSEY — In the eight months since New Jersey’s first dispensary — Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair — opened, patients and providers have learned the nation’s most restrictive medical marijuana program is also the most expensive.

From registration fees and required multiple doctor visits that insurance won’t cover, to sales tax and the price of pot, New Jersey’s costs are generally higher than the 10 other states and Washington, D.C., that permit medical marijuana retail sales, according to a Star-Ledger analysis. [Read more…]

N.J.'s only medical marijuana dispensary closing temporarily

NEW JERSEY: Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair — New Jersey’s only operating medical marijuana dispensary — will be closed for about two weeks to build up a surplus of “quality medicine,” one of its co-founders, Julio Valentin, said today.

Patients were notified by phone this week that all appointments were cancelled until further notice. When the supply is built up, Greenleaf will call them back, Valentin told The Star-Ledger. [Read more…]