Friday, July 19, 2013

CMMNJ July 2013 Meeting Minutes

Monthly Public Meeting Minutes 
Tuesday, July 9, 2013

7:00 PM:  Meeting called to order.   June 2013 minutes approved.  Discussion:

S2842/A4241 a bill to simplify access to medical marijuana for NJ minors who have qualifying conditions, eliminate the three strain limit, and allow for edible products to be sold at ATCs, is now on Gov. Christie’s desk awaiting action by him within 45 days (by Aug. 8, 2013.).  Tell Gov. Christie to sign this important bill into law. 
Send the governor a fax at: 
or, send an email:
Tweet him @GovChristie, 
or write/phone at: 
Office of the Governor
PO Box 001, Trenton, NJ 
(609) 292-6000

NJ’s Medicinal Marijuana Program: Greenleaf ATC in Montclair has been shut down most of June; some patients report getting no marijuana there since March 2013.  No word from DOH on when Greenleaf will reopen.  About 1000 NJ patients with ID cards are on a waiting list.  Total program failure.
The lawsuit against DOH for failure to implement the MMP is expected in court in September. 
The lawsuit against the Camden Zoning Board for rejecting an ATC is also delayed until September.

Upcoming Events: Lenny Frieling, LEAP speaker, in Millburn, NJ on 7/23/13 at 7 pm. Also, live stream available. For details, see:
"Kickin' Up Dust Summer 2013" Slightly Stoopid Tour at the Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ, August 9, 2013,
"Medical Marijuana: Legislation + Education = Blueprint for Change" New Jersey State Nurses Association Convention, 10/9/13, Bally, Atlantic City. CEUs.  

Recent events: CMMNJ fundraiser, 6/12/13, The Pop Shop, Collingswood. $420 was raised! 
Grandma Lobbies for Medical Marijuana in Washington, D.C. The Silver Tour, 6/17/13.

Treasury report: Checking account: $4558; PayPal account: $3444.  Billboard campaign on Facebook.

CMMNJ meetings:  Next meeting will be August 13, 2013 at 7 pm - 9pm.  Meetings are at the Lawrence Twp. Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, 08648. (Meeting at the library does not imply their endorsement of our issue.)  

More info:  Ken Wolski, RN, MPA, (609) 394-2137 
Facebook: Friends of CMMNJ:

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

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