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New Jersey Moves to Fix Broken Medical Cannabis Program

New Jersey Moves to Fix Broken Medical Cannabis Program

Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey, is a relatively notorious politician whose mouth seems to be under constant attack by his foot. He has recently come under serious fire for stating that there is no demand for medical cannabis in his state, that all medical cannabis programs are a front for legalization. Of course, […]

On Becoming an Activist by Brian Wilson

On Becoming an Activist by Brian Wilson

I’m ashamed to say I didn’t even know New Jersey had a Medical Marijuana law on the books before we needed it. People fought for the bill for years, before the concept even entered our minds. People lost loved ones during that fight. I feel embarrassed, awful, apologetic, that when we needed the law, it […]

Mixed Praise for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s Conditional Veto

Mixed Praise for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s Conditional Veto

PHOTO: Meghan Wilson and her two-year-old daughter Vivian Wilson, who suffers from Dravet Syndrome. Marijuana has been proven to alleviate the devastating damage caused by the seizures Vivian suffers. On Friday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made a surprising decision in his conditional veto of┬áS2842, a bill intended to ease medical marijuana restrictions for children. […]