Tuesday, February 3, 2015

CMMNJ 2/10/15 Meeting Agenda

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

Approve January 2015 minutes.  Discuss:

NJ Legislature:  Support NJ marijuana bills: A3525/S2312 (comprehensive MMP fix); S1896/A3094 (legalize, tax and regulate marijuana); A3726 (adds PTSD); A218 (decrim).
NLRB Hearing 3/16/15 in Philadelphia: UFCW Local 152 v. Egg Harbor CCF ATC.
“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: 2/24.
“Petition for Rulemaking,” requests MMP regulatory changes; send letters of support to DOH.
AAP endorses limited pediatric use, rescheduling, & decrim for minors and young adults.

Upcoming Events:
“Medical Marijuana” Princeton House, 2/23/15, 12:15pm-1:30 pm with Dr. Jahan Marcu.
“Medical Marijuana: Myths & Medicine,” PA State Nurses Assn., 3/26/15 Millersville Univ.
Central NORML NJ meeting at Firkin Tavern, Ewing, NJ 2/18 (3rd Wed. of the month), 7pm.
March for the Love of Cannabis, 101 S. Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware, 2/14/15 at 4:20 pm.
NJ SPRING SMOKE-OUT Sat., March 21, 2:00pm New Jersey State House in Trenton
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. http://bit.ly/1z3o1Y3
Trial of Jon Peditto, Toms River, 2/9/15.
“Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System” webinar, Sunil Aggarwal, MD, 2/21/15, 1 pm-2pm: http://mycompassion.org/event-1832565

Recent events: “Fully Baked Radio” interview, 1/19/15. "Cannabis Frontier" interview, 1/24/15.

Treasury report: Checking: $3696; 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 ohamkrw@aol.com

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

Monthly Public Meeting Minutes 
January 13, 2015

December 2014 minutes approved.  Discuss:

NJ legislature is back.  Marijuana bills include: 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.  Interview with Dr. Jahan Marcu scheduled for 1/24/15.

Support "East Coast Cannabis Coalition" on Facebook.

Update on Jim Price’s creating a Patient’s Handbook for CMMNJ.

CMMNJ awaits action on “Petition for Rulemaking” requesting MMP regulatory changes; write letters of support to DOH. Petition posted on CMMNJ web site. CMMNJ plans Op Ed when DOH decides on petition

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; DE NORML Lobby Day 1/29/15.
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 1/21/15 canceled due to snow.
“Homegrown Radio” interview posted 12/9.

Treasury report: Checking: $3611; 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:

LETTER: N.J. should overhaul restrictive pot law

New Funding For Privateer Highlights Marijuana’s Massive Market In The U.S.

Drug War Facts

No Smoke, but Haze Around E-Joint

NJWeedman’s Passing The Joint: Adventures in New Jersey Family Court

Medical marijuana coming to Secaucus
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year

Interview on Cannabis Frontier:

Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDs

Growing pains: Labor strife at N.J.'s first medical marijuana dispensary

How Medical Marijuana’s Chemicals May Protect Cells

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

The Impact of Marijuana Policies on Youth: Clinical, Research, and Legal Update

Can medical marijuana curb the heroin epidemic?

The Medical Minute: Cannabis Use Associated With Lower Body Mass

New Jersey Appeals Court Rules Cannabis Use Alone Not Reason to Remove Child

Parents Coalition for Rescheduling Medical Cannabis Makes Case for Sick Kids

Fully Baked Radio Interview 1/19/15:

95170: Medical Marijuana and Other Cannabinoids

Why everybody should be allowed to Grow Marijuana at Home