Gov. Chris Christie has vowed to veto it, but Democratic lawmakers today ignored him and advanced a measure that would expand the state’s medical marijuana law so patients can go out of state for their pot.
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The latest bill to expand the medical marijuana program is only days old, but Gov. Chris Christie said he already knows he won't sign it.
Christie administration approves a $357,000 loan to Egg Harbor Township's Compassionate Care Foundation.
Gov. Christie Vetoed Earlier Bill, Demanded Revisions
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) on Friday said he will approve a new medical marijuana bill that would allow children to use the treatment — if the state legislature makes key changes to the measure.
Gov. Chris Christie said he has not decided whether he will sign a bill making it easier for children to participate in the state's medicinal marijuana program, but as of today, he remained dubious any changes to the law are necessary.
Gov. Chris Christie is denying that he’s trying to sabotage New Jersey’s medical marijuana program.
A bill designed to reduce drug overdose deaths by providing some legal protection to people who witness them and summon medical assistance has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the signature of Gov. Chris Christie (R). The bill passed the Senate Monday on a 21-10 vote; it had cleared the Assembly back in May.
As New Jerseyans wait to learn whether the state Senate will follow its peers in the Assembly to pass a bill to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, the first medical marijuana dispensary within New Jersey's borders may be little more than a month away from opening.