Thursday, March 5, 2015

CMMNJ Meeting Agenda for March 10, 2015

Monthly Public Meeting Agenda 
Lawrence Township Library, Room #3
Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 7:00 PM -- 9:00 PM

Approve February 2015 minutes. Discuss:

NJ United for Marijuana Reform (NJUMR) Press Conference, 2/18 in Newark, NJ with NJ ACLU, LEAP, Municipal Prosecutors Assn., & NAACP; CMMNJ endorsed.

CMMNJ testifies at Assembly Regulatory Oversight Committee Hearing, 3/2/15.

“CMMNJ TV”--two episodes taped 2/24: Roger & Lora (Genny) Barbour & Hugh Giordano.  Shows air Tues., 10 pm & Fri., 10:30 am on Comcast Ch. 30 & Verizon FIOS Ch. 45.  Next taping: 3/31, noon to 4 pm. New HD equipment at the Princeton Community TV studio!

“Petition for Rulemaking,” for MMP reg changes; media reports DOH will respond 3/15.

Current NJ marijuana bills: A3525/S2312 (comprehensive MMP fix); S1896/A3094 (legalize, tax and regulate marijuana); A3726 (adds PTSD); A218 (decrim).

Upcoming Events:
NLRB Hearing 3/16, 6th & Chestnut, Philly 10 am: UFCW v. CCF.

NJ SPRING SMOKE-OUT Sat., March 21, 2:00pm march to Trenton State House.

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

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

"Patients Out of Time" conference, W. Palm Beach, Florida, 5/21-23/15.

Trial of Jon Peditto, Toms River; jury selection to start. Jury nullification attempt.

PA joint House committee hearing on SB3, 3/24/15, 800 Spruce St., Philadelphia, 10 am.

CMMNJ Patient Handbook being printed.

Recent events: Grand Rounds: “Medical Marijuana” at Princeton House, 2/23/15 Dr. Marcu.
March for the Love of Cannabis, 101 S. Market Street, Wilmington, De 2/14/15.
“Cannabis & the Endocannabinoid System” webinar, Dr. Aggarwal, 2/21 & 3/7.
AAP endorsed limited pediatric use, rescheduling, & decrim for minors and young adults.
PA Medical cannabis bill, SB 3 hearing 2/25, Harrisburg.

Treasury report: Checking: $3651; PayPal: $3526.

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 
February 10, 2015

January 2015 minutes approved.  Discuss:

NLRB Hearing 3/16 in Philly: UFCW v. CCF ATC: discussion by Hugh Giordano, union rep. UFCW supports marijuana reform to help patients, union & industry.  TV interview scheduled for UFCW union rep  for 2/24.

“CMMNJ TV” Princeton TV wants two shows edited and handed in this week.

PA SB3 medical marijuana bill, not better yet; needs many amendments.  Gov. Wolf supportive.

Trial of Jon Peditto, Toms River; jury selection/nullification starts in three weeks for 17 plants.

Jim Miller discusses Op Ed re: opiate addiction; Jim plans to respond to this.

Fully Baked Radio” interview, 1/19 with Ken & Jim M. "Cannabis Frontier" interview, 1/24.

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

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

Treasury report: Checking: $3696; PayPal: $3526. 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:

Marijuana legal in New Jersey?
This new coalition launches effort to legalize it, tax it

Endorse NJUMR (New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform)

Daily Marijuana Use Is Not Associated with Brain Morphometric Measures in Adolescents or Adults

Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System

NJ Weedman’s Passing the Joint: The cure for what ails you

U.S.: Pot use doesn't increase crash risk

Le’Or aims to put marijuana legalization on the Jewish agenda

Christie on the issues: Marijuana

Group Launches Campaign to Legalize Marijuana in New Jersey

Is it Time to Legalize, Tax and Regulate Marijuana in N.J.?

NJ Weedman’s Passing the Joint: If you don’t know your history, you can’t guide your future

NJ Weedman’s Passing the Joint: The butthurt is high over being snubbed by new marijuana coalition

NCNORML at the Moral March February 14, 2015 in Raleigh, NC

Philly420: Marijuana goes legal in D.C. and Alaska

Did Smoking Pot Mess Up Your Brain?
Actually, research suggests that the chemicals in marijuana might protect against Alzheimer’s.

Philly420: Privatizing Pa. liquor shows marijuana hypocrisy

Freedom Leaf

Is the grass greener? The highs and lows of marijuana decriminalization in Philly

Trenton’s Biggest Buzzkill

N.J. medical marijuana program stagnating
because state limits illnesses, bars edibles, critics say

How New Jersey could legalize pot: Letter

Philly420: The DEA's stoner rabbits

NORML Debunks Latest Smear Campaign Against Cannabis

CMMNJ TV: Genny's Mom & Dad

Coalition Pushes for Legalization of Marijuana in New Jersey

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