When it comes to sick pets many owners will go to great lengths to help them feel better. Now, some have started to take matters into their own hands and have turned to a remedy that isn’t even legal in some states.
Christie says he will allow the state to begin dispensing medical marijuana despite his concerns over whether federal authorities could prosecute state regulators.
The U.S. Justice Department says that marijuana dispensaries and licensed growers in states with medical marijuana laws could face prosecution for violating federal drug and money-laundering laws.
The compromise might be enough to short-circuit an effort in the Legislature to throw out medical marijuana regulations proposed by Christie’s administration.
New Jersey’s General Assembly has called on the Christie administration to relax its strict proposal to regulate medical marijuana.