You can Smoke Cigarettes on the Boardwalk. Why Not Pot, Advocates Ask.

A contingent of medical marijuana patients is pushing Seaside Heights officials to let them light up on the boardwalk where tobacco smokers do.

Seaside Heights Mayor Anthony Vaz said the borough council would consider the request of Edward “Lefty” Grimes and his two friends who had a civil encounter with police officers on Saturday and then took their issue to the borough council meeting on Wednesday.

In videos recorded of both events and posted to his Facebook page, Grimes, a self-proclaimed educator of New Jersey’s medical marijuana laws, said he’s been to about 60 towns across the state to explain to local officials the rights of medical marijuana patients.

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