Wednesday, June 5, 2013

CMMNJ June 2013 Public Meeting Agenda

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:

Upcoming Events: 
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

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.

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:

No compassion involved in NJ marijuana law

Medical marijuana is hard to get for local patients

Relief elusive for N.J.'s youngest medical marijuana patient

Christie said he's 'not inclined to allow' children in N.J. medical marijuana program

Growing Pains at N.J. Marijuana Dispensary

Vivian Wilson’s Grandfather Discusses Her Medical Marijuana Case with Jim Gearhart

Cannabis use associated with lower blood sugar

Bill would help Scotch Plains toddler, other sick kids, get medical marijuana

Assembly Passes Bill To Make Sure Medical Marijuana Patients Keep Access To Organ Transplant Programs 

Is Weed The New Wine? See Who's Out In The Open Singing Pot’s Praises

Give this toddler her pot: Editorial

N.J. state senator introduces bill easing child access to medical marijuana

Hard to track down medical marijuana in NJ

Frustration mounts in NJ over pace of medical marijuana

N.J. doctors need better understanding of marijuana treatment: Opinion

Up in smoke
Years after its approval, resident says NJ Medical Marijuana Program a ‘scam’

Danielle McBride: “I Chose Cannabis To Save My Child”

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76% of Doctors Would Prescribe Medical Marijuana if Necessary 


Legalizing, and Ending a Gross Injustice

ACLU: Racist pot policies must end

Woman's death in Rockaway Twp. leads police to large marijuana grow house

The Economics of Extortion: Could Cannabis Replace the Leukemia Drug Gleevac?

The 23rd Annual Inmternational Cannabinoid Research Society and Symposium on the Cnnabinoids

Pot Luck: Could Marijuana Be Used to Treat Diabetes?

D.C.: Silver Tour Lobby Day Will Be First Ever Senior Marijuana Rally In Nation's Capitol

Carl Sagan, Marijuana Advocate, Explains What It's Like To Be High While Carl Sagan

PTSD And Medical Marijuana

Save the date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
"Medical Marijuana: Legislation + Education = Blueprint for Change"
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.

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