Poonam Alaigh

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2010 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, and Marc Larkins, right, look on as Health Commissioner Poonam Alaigh, 45, answers a question in Trenton, N.J., after Christie announced her nomination to head the department.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Official: NJ Health Commissioner To Resign

Poonam Alaigh’s department has been caught up in disputed policy decisions such as trying to implement a medical marijuana law and cutting funding for women’s health clinics.


Marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

New Jersey Announces Locations For Medical Marijuana

A half-dozen alternative treatment centers across New Jersey could be legally selling marijuana to patients with certain medical conditions by late summer.