Gov. Andrew Cuomo is delivering a broad election-year agenda in a State of the State speech promoting a property tax freeze, tougher anti-corruption laws and modernizing New York City’s airports.
The plan would allow 20 hospitals to dispense marijuana to people suffering from cancer and some other diseases under state Department of Health regulations.
The announcement is expected to be made in his State of the State address later this week, it has caught some people off guard and has some, including supporters of medical marijuana, worried.
Andrew Cuomo’s plan to legalize medical marijuana represents an about-face for the Democratic governor.
The bill’s sponsor, Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-Scotch Plains), said New Jersey’s medical marijuana program has been slow going and she said not all strains are available in the Garden State.
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.
The New Jersey Health Department announced Friday that Compassionate Care Foundation in Egg Harbor Township can open. The dispensary has not announced exactly what day it will open.
The New Jersey State Assembly on Monday approved a major change to the state’s medical marijuana program, which could permit marijuana in edible form for children.
New 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.
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.
A 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.
A 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.
The facility still needs to get state permits. A year ago Connecticut adopted legislation to allow medical marijuana, and regulations are still being drafted.
It’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.
Patients, families and advocates plan to protest what they say is New Jersey’s failure to meaningfully implement the state’s medical marijuana program.