Tuesday, November 16, 2010

How to comment on NJ Medical Marijuana Program rules

The NJ Department of Health and Senior Services issued the following press release on how to comment on the rules for the Medical Marijuana Program.

November 15, 2010
Poonam Alaigh, MD, MSHCPM, FACP Commissioner

For Further Information Contact:
Office of Communications
(609) 984-7160

Department of Health and Senior Services Proposes Medicinal Marijuana Rules N.J.A.C. 8:64 Medicinal Marijuana Program Rules

The Medicinal Marijuana Program of the Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Services of the Department of Health and Senior Services (Department) is proposing rules to implement N.J.S.A. 24:6I-1, the “New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act.” The notice of proposal appears in the November 15, 2010, issue of the New Jersey Register.

The Department will hold a public hearing on the proposed new rules between 10:00 A.M. and 12:00 P.M. on December 6, 2010 at the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, First Floor Auditorium, Health and Agriculture Building, 369 South Warren Street (at Market Street), Trenton, New Jersey 08608.

The public has until January 14, 2011, to comment on the proposal. Persons wishing to comment on the proposal must submit their comments in writing by regular mail to Ruth Charbonneau, Director, Office of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Office of the Commissioner, NJ Department of Health and Senior Services, P O Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360. Written comments must be postmarked on or before January 14, 2011, which is the close of the 60-day public comment period. The Department will not accept telefacsimiles or electronic mail messages as official comments on the notice of proposal.

Please contact Ken Wolski at CMMNJ if you would like any assistance in offering testimony ohamkrw@aol.com

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