More New York prosecutors grossly mischaracterize the proposed law

A new piece on ynn reports that upstate prosecutors have come out against the medical marijuana law. There is nothing new in their arguments; indeed the recurrence of the identical arguments in every statement of opposition to the therapeutic use of cannabis [or any use, of course] ever more strongly suggests that the opposition derives… Read More More New York prosecutors grossly mischaracterize the proposed law

NJ legislature allows only a limited amendment to the state’s medical marijuana law

Chris Goldstein of Philadelphia NORML reported that the NJ legislature has granted only a minor amendment to the NJ medical marijuana law. If so, then the legislature did not acquiesce in Governor Christie’s proposal to eviscerate the law by allowing only Rutgers University to cultivate cannabis and allowing only hospitals to dispense to patients. Instead… Read More NJ legislature allows only a limited amendment to the state’s medical marijuana law

Bloomberg and Brennan come out against NY medical marijuana law

As discussed in my post from this past Saturday, New York City Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Bridget Brennan, has publicly stated opposition to the proposed medical marijuana bill now pending in the New York State legislature. I wondered if Brennan’s position represents an authentic statement of New York City’s position on the bill. Apparently it does:… Read More Bloomberg and Brennan come out against NY medical marijuana law

More on how the executive branch can prevent implementation of a medical marijuana law – NJ Governor wants to dispense only through hospitals

This article from Friday explains a lot about what is happening in NJ. Basically, according to the article and – as usual – I have not yet seen the text of the actual proposal by the State – Governor Chris Christie wants to eliminate the ability of nonprofit dispensaries to participate in the supply-side of… Read More More on how the executive branch can prevent implementation of a medical marijuana law – NJ Governor wants to dispense only through hospitals