Wednesday, March 6, 2013

CMMNJ Public Meeting Agenda for March 12, 2013

Monthly Public Meeting Agenda 
Lawrence Township Library, Room #2
Tuesday, March 12, 2013; 7:00 PM -- 9:00 PM

7:00 PM:  Call meeting to order.   Approve January 2013 minutes.  Discuss:

CMMNJ’s 10th anniversary party/pot luck dinner will be held at Peter Rosenfeld’s house on March 9, 2013 at 6PM.  Free, but bring food to share. RSVP--call or email Ken for directions (see below).  Facebook info at:

NJ’s Medicinal Marijuana Program (MMP): Only Greenleaf ATC in Montclair, NJ is selling marijuana to registered patients, by appointment only--at least two months wait for an appt.

The lawsuit against DOH for failure to meaningfully implement the MMP is progressing and it moves to the Appellate Court per the Superior Court hearing of 1/24/13.  Various Motions are being filed and the court is expected to set a date for oral arguments around the end of May.

Upcoming Events: NORML Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, 3/16/13, U. of PA, Phila.
MS Beef ‘n Beer, 3/23/13; 11630 Caroline Road, Phila. 19154; 7:30 pm – 11:30 PM.
"Medical Marijuana Update: New Jersey's program, the law and the science," NJ Chapter of the Nat’l. Case Management Society, Woodbridge Hilton, 4/17/13, 6 pm (2 CEU’s will be awarded).

Recent events: CMMNJ Board conference call held on 2/12/13.
Americans for Safe Access “National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference” 2/22 – 25/13; D.C. The World Medical Cannabis Expo scheduled for 4/5–7/13 in Piscataway was postponed!
A765:  Authorized use of medical marijuana is equal to use of any other prescribed medication.

Treasury report: Current finances: Checking account: $3625; PayPal account: $3665.

CMMNJ meetings are the second Tues. of each month, 7 - 9 PM at the Lawrence Twp. Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, 08648. (Meeting at the library does not imply endorsement of our issue.)

More info:  Ken Wolski, RN, MPA, Executive Director, Coalition for Medical Marijuana—New Jersey, Inc., 219 Woodside Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618   (609) 394-2137
Facebook: Friends of CMMNJ:

CMMNJ, a 501(c)(3) public charity, is a non-profit educational organization.

Recent Media Coverage and Blogs:

Bill Would Clear Way for Medical Marijuana Users to Receive Transplants

Charlotte's Web and Zaki's Journey (Medical Marijuana for Dravet Syndrome)

Pot patch considered medical breakthrough

The New England Journal of Medicine: Medicinal Use of Marijuana

N.J. medical pot program beset by clashes with state, patient backlogs, legal challenges

Jim Gearhart Discusses the Current State of Medical Marijuana in NJ with Max Davidson

Gov. Christie Said He’s Not Trying To Sabotage Medical Marijuana Program

Off the Front Page: Medical marijuana is discussed with Ken Wolski of the Coalition for Medical Marijuana, New Jersey

Pot and prejudice: Editorial

New Jersey's lone marijuana dispensary overwhelmed with requests


Register Today for the First NORML Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference

Do You Think Medical Marijuana Should Be Legalized for Dogs?

John Schwarz, Father Of String Theory, To Headline Medical Marijuana Conference In D.C.

National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference 2013

The DEA's marijuana mistake,0,5887628.story

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