Sunday, May 4, 2014

CMMNJ Meeting Agenda for May 13, 2014

Monthly Public Meeting Agenda 
Lawrence Township Library, Room #3
Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 7:00 PM -- 9:00 PM

Approve April 2014 minutes.  Discuss:

Growing support for Sen. Nick Scutari’s marijuana legalization legislation, S1896, and Assembly companion bill, A3094, sponsored by Asw. Linda Stender and Asm. Reed Gusciora.

Upcoming Events:
Patients Out of Time Conference, May 8 – 10, Portland, Oregon with certification course given by American Cannabis Nurses Assn.

Recent events: 
Monthly NORML NJ mtng. at Joe’s Mill Hill Saloon, Trenton, 5/12/14 at 7 pm.
Marijuana Legalization Panel: Montclair State University, 4/17/14, Montclair, NJ.
4/20 Rally at the Trenton Statehouse at 4:20 pm.
“Ignorance is No Excuse” tour distributes the MMP A.G. guidelines to local P.D.’s.
New York Market Radio (NYMRAD) Interview, 4/30/14 in NYC.
Decarceration panel and demonstration, 5/2/14, New Brunswick, NJ.
CMMNJ meets Telemundo in “Marijuana: A question of life” Parts I & II.

Treasury report: Checking: $4183; PayPal: $3727.

CMMNJ's meetings are the second Tuesday of each month from 7 - 9 PM at the Lawrence Twp. Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence Twp., Tel. #609.882.9246.  All are welcome.  (Meeting at the library does not imply Mercer County’s endorsement of our issue.)

More info:
Ken Wolski, RN
(609) 394-2137

Facebook: Friends of CMMNJ:

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

Monthly Public Meeting Minutes, 
April 8, 2014 

Sen. Scutari introduced S1896, marijuana legalization legislation on March 24, 2014; Assembly companion bill, A3094, introduced by Asm. Reed Gusciora & Asw. Linda Stender.
NJ State Prosecutor’s Assn. (150 state prosecutors) endorse legalization of marijuana!
ACLU NJ calls for legalization, taxation and regulation of marijuana as a top priority.
Gallup Poll from 10/13 show 58% of Americans support marijuana legalization.

“Ignorance is No Excuse” tour of NJ police departments with Lefty and Chuck document their attempt to find areas to safely medicate in NJ and distribute the A.G. guidelines to local P.D.’s.

Nick to see about using Princeton TV station for medical marijuana info.

Petition on to allow edible marijuana products for adults in NJ.

Upcoming Events:
Marijuana Legalization Panel: Montclair State University, 4/17/14 at 2:45 pm, Montclair, NJ.
4/20 Rally at the Trenton Statehouse at 4:20 pm.
Patients Out of Time Conference, May 8 – 10, Portland, Oregon.

Recent events: NORML NJ mtng. at Joe’s Mill Hill Saloon, Trenton, 4/14/14 at 7 pm.
Joys of Hemp Expo, Embassy Suites Piscataway, NJ, April 4 - 6.  CMMNJ has table & talk.
NCADD Panel: National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence, 3/25, New Brunswick.
NORML NJ Women’s Alliance at Ramapo College, 3/13/14, Mahwah.
Town Hall demonstrations let Gov. Christie know we are not done expanding the MMP.
Radio interview with Peter Lamont: Marijuana in the Garden State with Ken Wolski, 3/31/14.
Sanjay Gupta’s documentary, “Weed 2” aired on CNN, 3/11/14, with the Wilson family.
Sentencing of Chris Goldstein & Don DeZarn 3/26 in federal court for marijuana possession--2 years supervised probation, $3000 fine, and both banned from Independence Hall National Park.

Treasury report: Checking: $3959; PayPal: $3882.

More info:  Ken Wolski, RN, (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:

Introducing the American Cannabis Nurses Association

Petition: Allow edibles for patients of all ages

NJ split on legalizing marijuana, Monmouth/APP poll says

Monmouth Poll: New Jerseyans split on pot legalization

New Jersey and the Pot-ential Legalization of Marijuana

@ ISSUE: To legalize pot… or not
Don't ignore fact marijuana is addictive, destructive drug, By Mary Pat Angelini
Prohibition leads to host of problems, By Neill Franklin
Societal costs not worth the revenue, By Karen A. Sabet

Medical marijuana survey for physicians

N.J. Weedman Joined by Democrats Seeking Marijuana Taxes


What if People Did Come to New Jersey to Get High? [POLL]

Marijuana Legalization Companion Bill Filed In New Jersey Assembly

INTERVIEW: Ed Forchion “NJ Weedman” on Civil Rights, Chris Christie, and CBD

Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Bills Reintroduced in New Jersey

Advocates make push to legalize marijuana in NJ

Medical marijuana advocates fire up outside NJ Statehouse

Marijuana Day Rally!/news/local/Marijuana-Day-Rally/255943031

N.J. Weedman, marijuana legalization activists protest outside Statehouse in Trenton (photos)

Do You Favor Full Legalization vs. Decriminalization of Small Amounts of Pot? [POLL]

NJ Gov Christie Castigated for Roadblocks on Cannabis

Gov. Chris Christie stands firm against recreational marijuana

New Jersey: Petition To Allow Edible Marijuana For All Ages

"Marijuana: A question of life"
"Marijuana: A question of life" (Part II)

Congressman Pushes 'Conservative' Plan for Marijuana at Pharmacies

67% of U.S. Doctors Say Cannabis ‘Should Be A Medical Option’

Medical marijuana a dilemma for NJ Transit worker

Chris Christie: 'I'll Consider' Edible Medical Marijuana For Adults

New Jersey Governor Agrees to Possible Changes to Medical Marijuana Law

NJ Medical Marijuana User Made to Enter Rehab

NJ Transit should be sensible about medical marijuana: Editorial

Jesse Ventura: Why on Earth is Government Deciding How Marijuana Can be Used and Who Can Prescribe It?

The Eighth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, Portland, Oregon, May 8-10, 2014:

NJ voters more laid back about marijuana, poll says