Tag: New Jersey


Although Genny Barbour consumed cannabis oil 13 months ago for epilepsy treatment, New Jersey courts restrict her marijuana treatments on school grounds.
September 16, 2015Meghan Ridley
Medical Marijuana for their three-year-old daughter


Seeking medical marijuana for their three-year-old daughter, New Jersey family moves to Colorado The Wilson family left behind their home in Scotch Plains, their family, their friends and everything familiar for a moment like this. On Aug. 22, Brian Wilson took his daughters Adele, 5, and Vivian, 3, to the Denver Zoo, a ... Read More
September 22, 2014Daily Dose


By Susan K. Livio  |  Published in NJ.com 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 ... Read More
July 2, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
Florida Opens States First Medical Marijuana Dispensary


By Drug Policy Alliance Staff  |  Published in TruthOut.org New Jersey’s first Alternative Treatment Center is scheduled to open today in Montclair. Greenleaf Compassion Center will see patients by appointment only, beginning at 10:00 a.m. At the moment, the center has scheduled about 20 patients in the order of their initial registration for ... Read More
December 15, 2012Sam Sabzehzar


A New Jersey man convicted of marijuana manufacture after he grew 17 plants in his backyard to use to treat his multiple sclerosis was ordered to prison to begin serving a five-year sentence Wednesday even as he appeals his conviction to the state Supreme Court. By Philip Smith  |  Published in ... Read More
September 6, 2011Sam Sabzehzar


NJ joins VT and DE in implementing their medical marijuana distribution laws despite recent federal threats By Kris Hermes  |  July 20, 2011 New Jersey Governor Chris Christie held a press conference today to announce his plans to "begin work immediately" on his state's pending medical marijuana program. "We're moving forward with the ... Read More
July 20, 2011Sam Sabzehzar


By Darryl R. Isherwood | Published in PolitickerNJ New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow has requested guidance from the U.S. Attorney General on whether the state's medical marijuana law presents legal issues for the licensed growers and dispensers of the drug or to state employees who monitor the law. In a ... Read More
April 20, 2011Daily Dose


https://www.nj.com/times-opinion/index.ssf/2011/03/editorial_its_about_time_nj_mo.html#cmpid=v2mode_be_smoref_face We're glad to see the state's Compassionate Use Marijuana Act finally taking hold with the designation of six nonprofits to grow and sell what will now be a prescription medicine for patients in debilitating pain. A board member of one of the nonprofits, based in Princeton, spoke with ... Read More
March 28, 2011Rich


By Tracy Breton | Published in The Providence Journal Fifteen states plus the District of Columbia have legalized medicinal marijuana: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. But the laws allowing it in ... Read More
March 25, 2011Rich