Thursday, January 8, 2015

Public Meeting Agenda for January 13, 2015

Monthly Public Meeting Agenda 
Lawrence Twp. Library, Rm. #3
Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 7:00 PM -- 9:00 PM 

Approve December 2014 minutes.  Discuss:

NJ Legislature is back: State of the State Address today, 1/13/15.  

Support NJ marijuana bills: A3726 (PTSD); A3525/S2312 (MMP fix); S1896/A3094 (legalize); A218 (decrim).

“CMMNJ TV” is broadcasting from Princeton Community TV.  Episodes run for two weeks--Tues., 10 pm & Fri., 10:30 am on Comcast Ch. 30 & Verizon FIOS Ch. 45.  Next taping: 1/20.

Patient’s Handbook for CMMNJ due soon.  

“Petition for Rulemaking,” requests MMP regulatory changes; send letters of support to DOH.  

Upcoming Events: 

“Medical Marijuana” Grand Rounds at Princeton House, 1/26/15, 12:15pm-1:30 pm with Dr. Jahan Marcu & DPA NJ’s Meagan Glaser.

“Medical Marijuana: Myths & Medicine,” PA State Nurses Assn., 3/26/15 Millersville Univ.

Central NORML NJ meeting at Firkin Tavern, Ewing, NJ 1/21 (3rd Wed. of the month), 7pm.

DE NORML Lobby Day, 1/29/15, Dover, Delaware. 

NJ SPRING SMOKE-OUT Sat., March 21, 2:00pm New Jersey State House in Trenton

ASA’s National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference & Citizen Lobby Day, March 27-31st in Washington, DC. 

Recent events: 

Sabina Rose Memorial, Statehouse, Trenton, 12/2/14.

Medical marijuana “Patients Panel” at Ramapo College, 11/13/14.

CMMNJ’s Year End Report for 2014:

Treasury report: 
Checking: $3611; PayPal: $3526. 
CMMNJ is selling hand-rolled hemp bracelets/necklaces from Romania @ $3 each or 2/$5.

CMMNJ's meetings are the second Tuesday of each month from 7 - 9 PM at the Lawrence Twp. Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence Twp., 08648 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 
December 9, 2014 

Approve October 2014 minutes (no November meeting).  Discuss:

“CMMNJ TV” began broadcasting from Princeton Community TV on 11/11/14.  Interview Dr. Jahan Marcu?  Patients in NJ’s MMP should ask their doctors if they’d like to discuss the issues on CMMNJ TV.

Jim Price is developing a Patient’s Handbook for CMMNJ.  

CMMNJ awaits action on “Petition for Rulemaking” requesting MMP regulatory changes; write letters of support to DOH.  Post petition on CMMNJ web site.

Ed Forchion (NJWeedman) asks appeals court to agree NJ pot laws are racist and contradictory.

Election 2014: Alaska, Oregon, & Washington D.C. legalize marijuana.  Fla. medical falls short. NJ bills: A3726 (PTSD); A3525/S2312 (MMP fix); 
S1896/A3094 (legalize); A218 (decrim).

Recent events: Sabina Rose Memorial, Statehouse, Trenton, 12/2/14; Jim Miller got Gov. Christie to join “Moment of Silence” for Sabina Rose.
DE NORML’s Annual Pot Luck Dinner 12/16.
Medical marijuana “Patients Panel” at Ramapo College, 11/13/14.
“Ignorance is No Excuse” tour distributes the MMP A.G. guidelines to local P.D.’s.
Central NORML NJ meeting at Firkin Tavern, Ewing, NJ 11/19 (3rd Wed. of the month), 7pm.
Thursday demonstrations at the Statehouse ended 11/20/14; to resume in the spring.
“Homegrown Radio” interview posted 12/9:

Treasury report: Checking: $3861; PayPal: $3626. CMMNJ is selling hand-rolled hemp bracelets/necklaces from Romania @ $3 each or 2/$5.

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

Recent Media Coverage and Blogs:

Washington Post: Why 2014 was the year of pot

1. Legal sales begin in Colorado
2. Obama: ‘I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol’
3. Congress allows hemp cultivation
4. CNN chief medical correspondent backs medical marijuana
5. Poll finds more Americans identify tobacco, alcohol and sugar as “most harmful”
6. Utah passes limited medical marijuana law
7. D.C. decriminalizes
8. Maryland approves medical marijuana and decriminalizes possession
9. Minnesota approves medical marijuana
10. New York approves medical marijuana
11. Legal pot sales begin in Washington
12. New York Times editorial board calls for an end to prohibition 
13. Study: Medical marijuana laws associated with 25 percent fewer prescription overdose deaths
14. Philadelphia becomes largest U.S. city to decriminalize marijuana possession
15. Federal court considers whether marijuana should be classified as a Schedule I controlled substance
16. Two more states and D.C. vote to legalize
17. Florida medical marijuana loses, with 58 percent of the vote
18. Native Americans reservations allowed to legalize marijuana
19. Congress blocks D.C. legalization
20. Congress ends the ban on medical marijuana
21. Colorado approves $8 million for marijuana research
22. Oklahoma and Nebraska are suing Colorado over marijuana legalization

Judge Rules Against Police Search of Home

Congress Prohibits Justice Department from Undermining State Medical Marijuana Laws

Congress’s Double-Edged Marijuana Stance

Victory: Congress ends war on medical marijuana

Booker, Supporter Of Medical Marijuana, Criticizes the Criminal Justice System

NJ Medical Marijuana Regulation is Unconstitutional

Homegrown Radio Interview with Ken Wolski

Israeli Marijuana Companies Smoking Up Wall Street

New Jersey Healthcare: December 1, 2014 Regulatory Developments

An Activist’s Perspective on the NJ Marijuana Movement

Year End Report 2014 Coalition for Medical Marijuana—New Jersey


Parents Coalition for Rescheduling Medical Cannabis Makes Case for Sick Kids

Feds stick to court argument that marijuana is dangerous

NJWeedman’s Passing the Joint: We the people are winning!

American Herbal Pharmacopoeia: ‘Welcome Back, Marijuana!’

Ignorance Is No Excuse Tour - Brick City

Taking steps to get their sick children usable pot

2014 ASA Accomplishments & What's on the Horizon in 2015

Letter: If only people would care to reflect a little more

Breakwater Alternative Treatment Center Issued
Permit to Cultivate Medicinal Marijuana

Tribes Can Legalize Pot, Justice Department Decides

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