Wednesday, June 3, 2015

New Jersey Medical Marijuana Laws

New Jersey — Gov. Jon Corzine signed S.B. 119 into law in early 2010. Its effective date was delayed by S. 2105, which was also enacted in 2010. The law is codified at N.J. Stat. Ann. C.24:6I et seq. Regulations are available at N.J.A.C 8:64.

Qualifying for the Program: To qualify for an ID card, a patient will be required to have a qualifying condition and a physician's certification authorizing the patient to apply to use medical marijuana. The physician must be licensed in New Jersey and must be the patient's primary care or hospice physician, or the physician responsible for treatment for the patient's debilitating medical condition. 

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