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Medical Marijuana

Stage 4 cancer patient Beverly McClain speaks in favor of legalizing medical use of marijuana in New York, April 25, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

New York State Lawmakers Push For Medical Marijuana Law

State Sen. Diane Savino said if enacted, New York would have the most highly regulated, tightly controlled medical marijuana law in the nation.

04/25/2013

Magazines on marijuana are seen in the weGrow marijuana cultivation supply store during its grand opening March 30, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hearing Planned On Medical Marijuana Regulations In Connecticut

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection has scheduled a hearing on proposed regulations for the state’s new medical marijuana law.

04/21/2013

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Organizers Of L.I. Summit Say FDA Should Decide Merits Of Medical Marijuana, Not States

Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, Executive Director of LICADD, said he doesn’t believe in legalizing medical pot and thinks it will hurt the majority of New Yorkers.

04/08/2013

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Gov. Christie Said He’s Not Trying To Sabotage Medical Marijuana Program

It’s been more than three years since medical marijuana was legalized in New Jersey and only one dispensary has opened in the entire state while other clinics have been mired in bureaucratic red tape.

03/04/2013

A man smokes licenced medicinal marijuana.  (file/credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

NJ Health Department Apologizes After Privacy Breach In Email To Medical Marijuana Patients

The state health department apologized for the error and said it has taken steps to prevent the error from happening again.

12/19/2012

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N.J.’s 1st Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Montclair

About 20 patients were scheduled to meet with staff Thursday at the Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair.

12/06/2012

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Report: New Jersey’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Set To Open

Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair became the first licensed medical marijuana dispensary in the state on Oct. 15.

12/05/2012

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State: Medical Marijuana Will Be Subject To New Jersey Sales Tax

The Division of Taxation made the decision in keeping with the intent of the original medical marijuana legislation signed by Gov. Jon Corzine in 2010, according to State Treasury spokesman Andy Pratt.

11/27/2012

Marijuana Cigarette (file / credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Garden State’s First Medical Marijuana License Given To Montclair Dispensary

Officials said Greenleaf Compassionate Care in Montclair has submitted all the necessary paperwork and cleared all the hurdles to open.

10/15/2012

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Interest High, But Only 18 NJ Residents Are Registered For Use Of Medical Marijuana

Although medical marijuana use has been legalized by the state of New Jersey, there has not been a high volume of user registration for the program.

08/15/2012

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Patients Begin Registering For Medical Marijuana In New Jersey

It’s been more than two years since the Garden State passed a law allowing doctors to prescribe the drug.

08/09/2012

Magazines on marijuana are seen in the weGrow marijuana cultivation supply store during its grand opening March 30, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Connecticut Senate Grants Approval To Bill That Allows Use Of Medical Marijuana

The measure passed the state’s Senate, 21-to-13, after nearly 10 hours of debate. It now goes to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who said in a statement that he plans to sign the bill into law.

05/05/2012

Dave Warden shows off marijuana seen at a dispensery - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 19, 2009 (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Report: Montclair Medical Marijuana Center Can Start Growing Right Away

It’s the first time state officials have allowed cannabis to be planted and grown since New Jersey’s medical marijuana law passed more than two years ago.

04/17/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Poll Is Mixed For Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy

The latest reading on Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy’s job approval rating comes from the Quinnipiac University poll, where 44 percent of voters approve and 45 percent disapprove.

03/21/2012

Dave Warden shows off marijuana seen at a dispensery - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 19, 2009 (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Connecticut Revisiting Medical Marijuana Legalization

Proponents of legalizing medical marijuana in Connecticut say this year’s version of the legislation addresses many of the concerns that have been voiced over the years.

03/07/2012

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