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Gov. Christie Says He's Open To Considering Changes To Medical Marijuana ProgramGov. Chris Christie spoke about the issue Wednesday at a town hall meeting with the mother of a child who died in December of Dravet Syndrome, a rare and often fatal symptom of epilepsy that has been treated with marijuana.
Christie Agrees To Give Kids Easier Access To Medical MarijuanaNew Jersey's governor agreed to allow production of ingestible forms of pot at state-approved dispensaries and to allow dispensaries to grow more than three strains of the drug.
Dem: Christie To Base Medical Marijuana Decision On 'How This Is Polling In Iowa'Desperate parents of a sick child awaited word Thursday from Gov. Chris Christie about expanding access to medical marijuana. They say their daughter's well-being hangs in the balance.
Christie To Decide By Friday Whether To Sign Medical Marijuana Bill For KidsA campaign stop to Scotch Plains Wednesday brought a tense exchange between the governor and a dad who just didn't want to take no for an answer.
Parents Deliver Letters Urging Christie To Sign Bill Allowing Kids To Use Medical MarijuanaA family fighting to make medical marijuana easily accessible to their sick daughter and other children suffering like her. On Thursday, they took their cause straight to New Jersey’s governor.
Medical Marijuana For N.J. Children? It's All In Gov. Christie's HandsIt's legal and it could save the lives of some very sick kids. This week, some New Jersey parents declared victory when a bill passed the state Legislature making it easier to get medical marijuana – for kids.
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