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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and state officials have purposefully dragged their feet and botched the handling of the state’s medical marijuana program in an attempt to sabotage it.
That’s the argument being heard today in state appeals court in a lawsuit filed by medical marijuana patient Richard Caporusso, according to

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State of New Jersey Department of Health

New Jersey’s Health Department has apologized after an email from the department included the visible email addresses of all recipients — revealing the email addresses of medical marijuana patient in the state. The department claimed it was taking steps to prevent the error from happening again.

Toke of the Town originally broke the story on Tuesday after registered New Jersey medical marijuana patient Susan Sturner let us know about the email which violated the privacy of patients.

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The Greenleaf Compassion Center on Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, New Jersey

Patients and Advocates Overjoyed to Have Safe and Legal Access to Medical Marijuana
New Jersey’s first Alternative Treatment Center is scheduled to open Thursday, December 6 in Montclair. Greenleaf Compassion Center will see patients by appointment only, beginning at 10 a.m.
At the moment, the center has scheduled about 20 patients in the order of their initial registration for the program. To date, several hundred state residents are successfully registered.


Doctors Able to Register Patients and Patients Will Receive ID Cards 
State Website Updated With Comprehensive Information Including Interactive Map for Finding Doctors 
Patients, Families and Advocates Celebrate Long-Awaited Milestone
It’s been a long wait — too long, for many patients who never lived to see the day — but legal medical marijuana is coming to New Jersey.
The New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act reached will reach a major milestone on Thursday when the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services opens the patient registration process. Doctors who are treating qualifying patients will then be able to enter those patients into the patient registration system.

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The Liberator Today

​Californians have a chance to make two strides for human rights in the coming weeks. Two important bills before the Legislature must be voted on this month: SB 129 would grant employment rights to medical marijuana patients, and AB 1017 would reduce penalties for marijuana cultivation.

The Legislature will be voting on the bills in the next two weeks (between January 19 and 31). Both bills fell short of passage last legislative session, and both are in critical need of support fro constituents in key districts.

“We are urging supporters in key districts to contact their legislators ASAP!” said Deputy Director Ellen Komp of California NORML.

Graphic: Medical Marijuana Blog

​The six state-licensed growers and sellers for New Jersey medical marijuana patients have just been announced by the state health department.

The list of dispensaries, known as “alternative treatment centers,” or ATCs, in New Jersey, as reported by Susan K. Livio at, is as follows:
• Breakwater Alternative Treatment Center Corp., Manalapan, Monmouth County
• Compassionate Care Centers of America Foundation Inc., New Brunswick, Middlesex County
• Compassionate Care Foundation Inc., Bellmawr, Camden County
• Compassionate Sciences, INc., either Burlington or Camden County
• Foundation Harmony, Secaucus, Hudson County
• Greenleaf Compassion Center, Montclair, Essex County
The state health department released the list of winning applicants on Monday, despite the Legislature’s intent to repeal the medical marijuana program rules draft by the Christie Administration.