Monthly Public Meeting Agenda
Lawrence Township Library, Room #2
Tuesday, August 13, 2013; 7:00 PM -- 9:00 PM
7:00 PM: Call meeting to order. Approve July 2013 minutes. Discuss:
Illinois is now the 20th medical marijuana state!
S2842, a bill to improve access to medical marijuana in NJ, is now on Gov. Christie’s desk awaiting action by him by Aug. 19, 2013. Tell Gov. Christie to sign this important bill into law.
Send a fax at: http://lettersforvivian.org/
Tweet him @GovChristie, or write/phone at: PO Box 001, Trenton, NJ 08625 (609) 292-6000
NJ’s Medicinal Marijuana Program: Greenleaf ATC in Montclair has been shut down most of June and all of July. No word from DOH on when Greenleaf will reopen. About 1000 NJ patients with ID cards are on a waiting list. Egg Harbor ATC to open in September.
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: "Kickin' Up Dust Summer 2013" Slightly Stoopid, Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ, August 9, 2013, https://www.facebook.com/events/431582343597002/
NORML NJ Marijuana Reform Rally Statehouse, Trenton, NJ, Sunday, 9/8/13 3pm: https://www.facebook.com/events/600582749991970/
"Medical Marijuana: Legislation + Education = Blueprint for Change" New Jersey State Nurses Association Convention http://www.njsna.org/, 10/9/13, Bally, Atlantic City. CEUs.
Recent events: Lenny Frieling, LEAP, Millburn, NJ, 7/23: http://mmjnj.org/html/liveinvite.html
Over 2000 letters were delivered to Gov. Christie at the Statehouse, Trenton, on 8/1.
Treasury report: Checking account: $4353; PayPal account: $3611. Billboard campaign on Facebook ended July 21 and raised $562, about 20% of total required. Campaign continues.
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, (609) 394-2137 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.cmmnj.org
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.
Recent Media Coverage and Blogs:Families press Christie on medical marijuana for kids bill
NJ Family Continues The Fight For Children’s Medical Marijuana
Editorial: Gov. Chris Christie has chance to show compassion by allowing medical marijuana for suffering kids
Letters4Vivian letter drop off at Governor's office. 8/1/13
Mother, son deliver letters to Christie requesting signature on kids' access to medical marijuana bill
Video: Parents of critically ill children deliver letters to Gov. Christie's office
Is N.J. medical marijuana program the most expensive in nation?
Families urge Gov. Christie: improve access to medical marijuana
Egg Harbor Township-based medical marijuana CEO expecting failure
The science of medical marijuana is hard
Christie pressed to OK medical pot for children
Medical marijuana momentum should be building, but isn't
Where's The Weed? Chasing New Jersey
Ease N.J. regulations on medical marijuana
The Scoop, Compassionate Use Act
Cannabis Care: New Hampshire medical marijuana regulators urged to learn from New Jersey’s failures
Who really benefits from illegal marijuana in New Jersey?
Joseph D’Souza Trial
NJ Tries to Upgrade Med MJ, but Gov. Christie Is Opposed
New bill helps kids get relief without the high
Hope Township mother, son to urge Gov. Christie to sign kids' access to medical marijuana bill
Families urge Gov. Christie to improve access to medical marijuana
Christie: 'Quack Doctors' Won't Prescribe Medical Marijuana in New Jersey
Parents want medical marijuana for young child
Pot policy reveals a Republican rift
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Christie fails to take his own advice
Christie has duty to ease children's suffering
Advocates Ask for Easier Access to Medical Weed for Kids
Medical marijuana activists ask Christie to sign law that would ease access for kids
The Pathos Of The War On Drugs
New bill helps kids get relief without the high
Leonard Frieling L.E.A.P. / Colorado NORML
New Bill Helps Kids Get Relief Without High
Lift 3-Strain Limit on Medical Marijuana
Extra:Illinois now the 20th medical marijuana state!
What Legalizing Pot In Uruguay Means For the World
DoseNation 26: Ken Wolski, Coalition for Medical Marijuana New Jersey
Smoke Down Prohibition VII Remarks, July 26, 2013
Marijuana Legalization Advocates Return to Independence Mall This Friday for Smoke Down Prohibition VII
Cannabis Induces a Clinical Response in Patients With Crohn's Disease: A Prospective Placebo-Controlled Study
Needless Suffering of Medical Marijuana Patient Embodies Federal-State Conflict: A Prison Extraction
Marijuana legalization is inevitable in Indiana, rest of nation
Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks aabout his new marijuana documentary with Craig Ferguson
Small Amounts Of THC Can Defend Against Heart Attacks
Can Marijuana Cure Cancer? 5 Reasons Why It (Probably) Could
D.C. records its first legal pot deal in at least 75 years
Cannabis for Elders: A Precarious Stat
Medical Marijuana: Clearing Away the Smoke
Federally Sponsored Marijuana Study Backfires: Scientists Conclude DEA Should Reclassify Cannabis
California pot research backs therapeutic claims
"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/