Vote Medical Marijuana New Jersey State Grade
In 2010, New Jersey lawmakers enacted Senate Bill 119, but Gov. Chris Christie delayed implementation until late 2012. Patients must obtain their medicine from one of six licensed “Alternative Treatment Centers.” The physician must indicate the quantity a patient may obtain, not to exceed two ounces in a 30-day period. In 2013, Senate Bill 2842 lifted the limits on strains and allowed edible products solely for minors.
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View and print the New Jersey MMJ State Report Card from our latest report: Medical Marijuana access in the U.S. A Patient-Focused Analysis of the Patchwork of State Laws.
While many state programs have important elements helpful to patients, no state has yet established an ideal, comprehensive program, and the recent trend of restrictive medical marijuana laws fails to meet the needs of patients. Contact your representative today!