Monthly Public Meeting Agenda
Lawrence Township Library, Room #2
Tuesday, June 11, 2013; 7:00 PM -- 9:00 PM
7:00 PM: Call meeting to order. Approve April 2013 minutes. Discuss:
NJ Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, 6/6/13 at 1pm, Statehouse Committee Rm. #4 to support S2842--to simplify access to medical marijuana for minors with qualifying conditions.
CMMNJ/Cheryl Miller Medical Marijuana Demonstration June 7, 2013, 11:00am to 3:00pm; Statehouse Press Conference at noon then a march to Dept. of Health at 12:45pm
CMMNJ fundraiser on 6/12/13 8am to 9pm, Pop Shop, 729 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood 856-869-0111; (15% of your bill goes to CMMNJ if you mention the fundraiser to your server).
Grandma Lobbies for Medical Marijuana: The Silver Tour Monday, June 17, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM http://silvertourlobby.eventbrite.com/
NJ’s Medicinal Marijuana Program: DOH promises to open ATCs in Egg Harbor Twp., and Woodbridge by September. Greenleaf ATC only open 4 hrs./wk, serving fewer than 200 pts. The lawsuit against DOH for failure to implement the MMP is delayed for months.
Recent event: Gay Pride Parade, Asbury Park, 6/2/13. Many thanks to all our volunteers!
Treasury report: Current finances: Checking account: $4388; PayPal account: $3529.
Billboard campaign on Facebook. http://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/5w32/medical-marijuana-billboard-in-trenton
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: https://www.facebook.com/groups/62462971150/?fref=ts
CMMNJ, a 501(c)(3) public charity, is a non-profit educational organization.
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Save the date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
"Medical Marijuana: Legislation + Education = Blueprint for Change"
SPEAKER: Ken Wolski,RN, MPA
WHERE: The New Jersey State Nurses Association/Institute for Nursing Convention, October 9-11, 2013, at Bally's Casino & Resort, 1900 Pacific Avenue Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401.
MORE INFO: http://www.njsna.org/