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Is New Jersey Finally Starting to Lighten Up on Medical Marijuana?

When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie inherited the medical marijuana law in 2010, he made sure his administration adopted the toughest rules in the nation.

And his rule makers took micro-managing to a new level.

Signs could not be the color green or feature pot leaves. Advertising was forbidden. Even the names of the cannabis strains sold at the dispensaries had to be sanitized. When Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair was the first dispensary to open nearly three years ago, patients chose between GL 1, 2 or 3, rather than strains known by their distinctive names in other states.

Three years later, the state has apparently lightened up.

The Auditor has learned that when Compassionate Sciences Alternative Treatment Center in Bellmawr opened on Oct. 5, patients were offered strains such as Lavender, Blue Dream and Albert’s Super Silver Sour Diesel.

This week, Compassionate Care Foundation in Egg Harbor Township offered seven strains, including ACDC, Blueberry and Shark Shock, according to social media shared among patients. Garden State Dispensary in Woodbridge offered Death Star, Nigerian Haze, Sour Willy among others this week. [Read more at]


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