NJ Gov Christie Says Medical Marijuana Programs Are ‘Front For Legalization’

And last week, the president and chief executive of Compassionate Care Foundation, Inc. of Egg Harbor Township — one of the state's three medical marijuana dispensaries — announced he had quit because he couldn't keep working for no pay in a struggling industry.

NEW JERSEY: Following reports that New Jersey’s medical marijuana program is suffering from low enrollment, Gov. Chris Christie called the program and similar programs across the U.S. “a front for legalization.” New Jersey passed its medical marijuana law in 2009, and former Gov. Jon Corzine, a Democrat, signed it just before Christie, a Republican, took office. Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Seen To Have Dramatic Effect On Symptom Relief

Two years after Washington voters ended pot prohibition lawmakers are wading through a thicket of proposed reforms that aim to stabilize an industry struggling to get off the ground.

NEW JERSEY: Before buying cannabis at South Jersey’s only medical-marijuana dispensary, patients must circle one of six animated faces that stare out from a clipboard. The row of smiling, wincing, frowning, and sobbing cartoon faces is being used to rank the degree of pain that patients experience due to cancer, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and several other Read the full article…

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 Read the full article…

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

New Jersey's medical marijuana program may be most expensive in the U.S.

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 Read the full article…